Top 10 attractions to explore in Sharjah
Sharjah is the third largest emirate in the UAE which represents 3.3 percent of the entire landmass of the United Arab Emirates. It is recognized in 1998 as the Cultural Capital of the Arab World by UNESCO. It is known for its landscapes, seascapes, heritage, culture, art, wildlife, sports, beaches on Arabian Gulf and Oman Gulf, shopping, and family activities.
Attractions in Sharjah
Sharjah Fort "Al Hisn" is located on a plaza at the corner of the Heritage District. The fort was originally constructed in 1820 and has served as both a protective facility for the town and as the conventional home of the administering family of Sharjah.
Al Majaz Waterfront is the first place of its kind in the area, located in the heart of the city of Sharjah, Al Majaz Waterfront hosts different concerts, events, and festivals, it also has other attractions like the magnificent musical fountain, mini-golf, a children's playground, and good amount of restaurants and cafes.
The Sharjah Art Foundation is a cultural foundation in the heritage & art area, Al Muriejah Square, it has exhibitions that feature the work of Arab and International artist, also has an appealing list of programs for the young and adults art lovers.
Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is a great place to dive into the profound roots of Arab and Islamic culture. Several logical and religious compositions, as well as a collection of Islamic expressions and create work dating from the 7th to the 19th centuries are on display.
Map of attractions in Sharjah