Turkey celebrates Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr holiday marks end of fasting month of Ramadan

Gozde Bayar  | 04.06.2019 - Update : 05.06.2019
Turkey celebrates Eid al-Fitr


People across Turkey on Tuesday celebrated the first day of Eid al-Fitr with many mosques packed for early morning prayers and people hosting friends and families at their homes.

The Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, has brought joy particularly to children, who receive candies and presents as part of the tradition.

Thousands of worshippers were given breakfast and soup after Eid prayers in mosques across the country, and visitors thronged the beaches.

Families also visited the graves of their loved ones.

Also, many people chose to travel to their hometowns or coastal cities for vacations.

Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.