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Preparing your trip to Sharjah: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Radisson Blu Sharjah 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 no hookah cafes that are represented in abundance in many neighboring tourist areas.
2. Very strict rules apply to appearance; any extravagant and provocative clothes won’t be tolerated in Sharjah. It concerns not only ladies, but also men who are used to go for a walk in shorts.
3. Going out for shopping, be sure to learn the important local rule telling that bargaining in Sharjah is appropriate literally everywhere. Seasoned travelers recommend bargaining using a special scheme cutting half of the price named. Bargaining usually helps to reduce the price by 30 %.
4. You can go for vacation literally at any time of the year, as sunny weather reigns in Sharjah 12 months a year. Fans of excursions and hiking will feel comfortably in winter, when the air temperature is the lowest making out about 25 degrees Celsius. The hottest period is from June to August, this time the day temperature rarely drops below +40 C.
5. Holiday-makers should be aware that there is no public transport in Sharjah. It is very comfortable to travel the emirate on foot, but vacationers can always take a taxi. The cost of the trip has to be negotiated in advance, as there are no meters in cars. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Shoppers are sure to be pleased with prices at local markets and shops. They are much lower than in neighboring emirates; however, the quality of goods remains at a high level.
7. In many entertainment venues and museums entrance for young children is absolutely free. Every child under the age of majority has discount on visiting cultural and recreational venues.
Sharjah is an attractive holiday destination for those who like shopping; walks around shops are among its top attractions. The Central Market is notable, as there are more than five hundred … Open
8. Sharjah is considered one of the cleanest and well-maintained emirates. You can throw litter only in special boxes; fines are charged for breaking the rule.
9. Those who won’t part with a camera during vacations should be extremely careful. Taking photographs of local women is strictly prohibited; making photos of religious and cultural objects is possible only after obtaining permission from the staff.
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What to visit being in Sharjah - unique sights

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

From the series “Top Surviving Artifacts of Muslim Civilization”
There is a mini-cinema in the museum, where you can watch interesting theme-based movies. Gourmands will like the cozy cafe, where they can try the most popular national specialty. The museum is built in stone. Thanks to that it is comfortable to be here not only on the cold winter day but also on a hot summer day. The museum was opened for public in 2008 and differentiates from others by its beautiful modern design and things of the technological progress. This museum will be interesting even for people, who have never interested in Islam traditions. … Read further

Jumeirah Mosque

From the series “Top Largest and Famous Mosques Worldwide”
Today in the mosque you can join an excursion in order to know more about Muslim culture and traditions. Those, who want to go to this Emirate’s sightseeing, have to know some crucial Muslim rules. Before you enter the mosque, take off your shoes and choose long clothes of pale colours. If you want to take a photo of the mosque, try to escape people in the picture. … Read further

Rose Rayhaan by Rotana

From the series “The World's Tallest Hotels”
The most requested are Classic suites located from the 54th to the 60th floor, 75sqm in size with panoramic views of Burj Khalifa Tower, Dubai metro station and Sheikh Zayed Road. The hotel has two restaurants and is among the first alcohol-free in Dubai. … Read further

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Nobu Will Open a Hotel in Hamburg

Elbtower is an exceptional place. This is not only the tallest skyscraper in Hamburg but also in entire Northern Germany. The skyscraper is a perfect choice for the first Nobu hotel in Hamburg as Elbtower will house prestigious office spaces, and the hotel’s exclusive fine dining is matching this place. This is the first project of SIGNA and Nobu but the companies plan to continue their partnership. Read this

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Travelling to Sharjah - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Sharjah. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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