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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
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
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

Dubai Opera House

From the series “Famous buildings of Postmodern architecture”
Despite the official name, the theater was originally planned to be used for a variety of cultural and social events. It is suitable for organizing exhibitions and conferences. It is possible to hold concerts and presentations in the building. Construction of the unique theater began in 2012. It was fully completed in 2016. The building of the theater attracts with its original form. It reminds many visitors to Dubai of a huge boat. … Read further

Dubai Mall

From the series “12 Largest Shopping Centers Worldwide”
"The Dubai Mall" is also the place for entertainment. The visitors can spend time on the ice skate, have a game in bowling center or visit an ultra-modern playing center SEGA. A lot of travelers prefer to stay for some days in the shopping center. Special for that there was opened a luxurious hotel with 700 rooms. In the shopping mall you can organize an interesting leisure time. There more than 20 cinemas and over 120 cafes and restaurants. The main peculiarity of the "The Dubai Mall" is the aquarium in the central hall. It is one of the biggest in the world. … Read further

Burj Khalifa

From the series “The Highest Buildings in the World”
The author of the project of this unique skyscraper is an American architect Adrian Smith; implementation of the project took five years. Today, the Burj Khalifa is not only the most famous landmark of Dubai, but also a unique architectural monument of world importance. A tour all around is interesting, first of all, thanks to the excellent viewing points equipped on 123rd and 142nd floors. … 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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