Colors of Sharjah - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
Sharjah is called ‘the smiling emirate’ for a reason; its main distinguishing feature is friendly and welcoming atmosphere, so every traveler will feel himself a welcome guest. Before the trip, tourists are sure to get acquainted with basic rules that will allow understanding the local culture better and to avoid awkward situations.
The three pillars, on which Sharjah stands, are typical for the Emirates. These are oil and gas production, tourism and trading. This bustling eastern town amazes Europeans with its … 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
It’s necessary to thank for the hospitality and entertainment; if the host was the owner of one of the local stores, you definitely have to buy something from him. Sharjah features specific local markets that can be safely called the most colorful cultural sites. During the holy month of Ramadan the shopping festival takes place in the emirate; it always attracts a huge number of foreign visitors.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Sharjah and surroundings
Unique landmarks in Sharjah and around
Rose Rayhaan by RotanaFrom the series “The world's tallest hotels”
Check on the map: Distance from Sharjah center - 20 km.Dubai is a real world leader in the number of hotels skyscrapers. It is here, in the popular resort town of the United Arab Emirates that the hotel Rose Rayhaan by Rotana is located. A skyscraper with a beautiful name Rose Tower has become the property's location. The height of the 72-storey skyscraper is 333 meters, its construction began in 2004. The original plans were for the tower to reach 380 meters, but the design was later modified to reduce the height of the tower. … 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.Viewing platforms located in the legendary Burj Khalifa enjoy a great popularity among guests of Dubai. The height of the 163-storey skyscraper is 828 meters. The building was completed in 2010. There are multiple viewing platforms at different heights. The highest deck allows to look at the city from the height of 555 meters. This site is located on the 148th floor of a skyscraper. Another, no less amazing observation deck is located on the 124th floor; its height is 452 meters. … 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.One of the most unusual houses on the water is the SeaScape villa, the project of which has been presented by the company BMT Asia Pacific. This villa can fulfill the dream of thousands of people to live in the open sea. The main feature of the house on the water are sleeping rooms that are located under the water. SeaScape villas are incredibly popular nowadays.They make up a worthy competition for yachts. Organizers of the project believe that soon floating villas will be able to completely replace yachts, because living on them is much more comfortable. … Read further
Colors of Sharjah in photos
Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Sharjah. Learn the best periods to visit Sharjah to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Sharjah.