Sharjah is a United Emirates city which is part of the Arabian Gulf. It is the third largest and populous city in the UAE. Being more conservative than its counterparts, it is considered as the cultural capital of the nation. The city shares a wide array of beautiful historical as well as modern sites and Islamic arts and culture making it a must-see for people who love to travel. Scroll down to know about some of the unique places to visit in Sharjah.
1. Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation
Opened in 2008, the museum covers over 5000 artefacts from the Islamic world including calligraphy, carvings, coins, glasses and beautiful Islamic architecture making it a beautiful tourist destination for you.
2. Al Mamzar Beach
Al Mamzar Beach is a Beach Park with cabin rentals, swimming pools, bicycle hire and activities for children. The beach is open only for women on Mondays and Wednesdays. It is an ideal spot for relaxing and having a fun time.
3. Al Majaz Park
Al Majaz Park is a huge Lakefront Garden surrounding the mosque with fountains and a lush green landscape. The park lights up in ranges of colours in the night with restaurants with multiple cuisines varying from Arabic to American. Families and others who love food and the fresh air will have an amazing experience here.
4. Sharjah Aquarium
Before you skip over, this isn’t any normal aquarium. The Sharjah Aquarium offers wide and astonishing varieties of aquatic species and their beautiful habitats, easy to see and awe in wonder. The huge elephant sized tanks or even larger includes a colourful variety of fishes and other aquatic life. An amazing educational experience for the whole family.
5. Al Noor Mosque
The Al Noor mosque is an architectural beauty of Turkish Ottoman design and is one of the three mosques in Sharjah to be open to the public. It lights up beautifully in the night and is a spot for tourists who are curious about Islamic traditions.
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