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Culture of Sharjah. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Sharjah 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.
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
Art lovers will like the Sharjah Art Museum with a collection of old paintings and documents, as well as unique maps of the 18th century and contemporary works of famous painters. Opening of the Museum of Art was held in 1997; it is a great cultural center that has been the permanent venue of interesting cultural events for many years.
The youngest and one of the most attractive venues in Sharjah is the Maritime Museum; it introduces a variety of features of the amazing underwater world. Several thousand years ago fishermen have lived in the emirate, as it has been heavily waterlogged. Much of the museum is devoted to fisheries; there are models of ancient boats and various devices that were used by fishermen among its exhibits. Currently, the cutting-edge research center is being built close to the Maritime Museum; soon it would available for guests of the emirate. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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There are also amazing architectural landmarks in Sharjah, including the beautiful mosque of King Faisal. Its construction has lasted for 10 years and was completed in 1986; the mosque is just striking with its incomparable appearance. Among historical attractions of Sharjah Central Market is noteworthy; it is situated in two beautiful old buildings. They resemble huge locomotives; absolutely everyone is recommended to see this landmark. Among modern places of interest, Singing fountains are worth visiting. Every evening, visitors can watch the magical light and music show.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Sharjah and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Sharjah and surroundings

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Art galleries in Sharjah and around
♥   Art museum 'Sharjah Art Museum' Sharjah, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Tashkeel Art Hub' Dubai, 24 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Salsali Private Museum' Dubai, 29.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Sharjah and near

At the Top

From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
At the Top platform is closed, but there are several open outdoor terraces for thrill-seekers and fans of outdoor activities. It's also worth noting that there is a great gift shop selling exclusive products, including gold bullions. At the Top is the most expensive lookout in the world, the entrance fee for visitors is about 110 USD. However, visitors still have a great opportunity to save money; they are recommended to book a ticket in advance (at least 30 days prior to the visit) - in this case it will cost three times cheaper. It's important to note that time of exploring At the Top isn’t limited, so you can admire the view of Dubai until the deck will be closed. … Read further

Jumeirah Emirates Towers

From the series “The World's Tallest Hotels”
Panoramic glass elevators are one of the unique elements of the hotel structure, they are the favourite thing for the residents. Guests at Jumeirah Emirates Towers can enjoy a great panoramic view not only from their rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, but also from restaurants, one of them with outdoor terrace, offering magnificent views of the city. One more attraction of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers is the popular shopping centre, known as The Boulevard, to which it’s attached. … Read further

Fountains in Dubai

From the series “The Most Spectacular Fountains in the World”
In Dubai, on the artificial lake, next to the Burj Khalifa Tower, the incredibly beautiful light and music spring fountain, designed by the best specialists of the American company WET, was built. The fountain is one of the longest and tallest in the world. Its length forms 275 meters, and the height of the rays reaches 150 meters. For the illumination of the fountain, 6 600 directional lights were attached. At dusk, the water jet is dyed with 25 different shades. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Sharjah

Culture guide to Sharjah. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Sharjah: temples, 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!
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