Culture of Sharjah. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces
Sharjah is sure to be the cultural capital of the Arab world, as an incredible number of unique attractions is concentrated in the emirate. The oldest area of the emirate is Merijah; its main landmark is the Sharjah Archaeology Museum. Excavations in the Sharjah have being conducted since 1970; much of the artifacts discovered by scientists are represented in the museum. Age of some exhibits is over 5,000 years old. The founder of the Archaeological Museum is Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi. There are computers in museum’s halls that would help you to find out more information on any exhibit.
1. Fans of noisy entertainment and bars have to consider that there are no nightclubs and other entertainment venues in Sharjah. You mustn’t consume alcohol at the emirate; there are … Open
It is simply impossible to imagine vacations in Sharjah without a visit to one of the local restaurants; national food strikes with abundance of original and incredibly tasty dishes. … Open
City tours, excursions and tickets in Sharjah and surroundings
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Unique spots in Sharjah and near
Rose Rayhaan by RotanaFrom the series “The world's tallest hotels”
Check on the map: Distance from Sharjah center - 20 km.The skyscraper was built in the shortest possible time and already in 2007 amazed city visitors with its perfect appearance. Rose Rayhaan by Rotana officially opened in December, 2009. It remained the world’s tallest hotel untill 2012. The hotel offers guests a choice of 482 rooms and penthouses. Regular guests traditionally book rooms on the top and the highest storeys of the tower. All the rooms of Rose Rayhaan by Rotana hotel are of impressive size, the smallest of them is 33sqm. … Read further
Top of Burj KhalifaFrom the series “Breathtaking high-altitude observation points with panoramic views on cities”
Check on the map: Distance from Sharjah center - 21 km.Needless to say that the panoramic view of the city is simply mesmerizing. Compared with Burj Khalifa, all the surrounding skyscrapers and large-scale buildings seem quite tiny, and cars on the highways are barely distinguishable. One of the main features of the site is that it allows you to enjoy a circular panorama of the city. A part of the observation deck is open, so magnificent views of Dubai can be enjoyed outdoors. … Read further
SeaScape VillaFrom the series “Fancy houses and hotels located on water or under water”
Check on the map: Distance from Sharjah center - 27 km.Floating houses have many different modifications, some of them are designed considering individual preferences of a future owner. The area of villas is from 70 to 170 square meters. In addition to usual rooms, a solarium or indoor pool can be equipped inside. It is also important to note that the SeaScape houses are absolutely environmentally friendly, they are completely constructed of natural materials and use the most modern systems of energy supply and water treatment. … Read further
Photogallery of cultural heritage of Sharjah
Culture guide to Sharjah. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Sharjah: temples, museums, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Sharjah. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!