Sharjah, often referred to as the Pearl of the Gulf, is the cultural capital of UAE. It is located at a very short distance from Dubai along the southern coast of the Persian Gulf. Sharjah has a rich history of trade due to its deep harbors. UAE Desert Safari offers the best Sharjah City Sightseeing Tour so you can visit the city’s most iconic landmarks and attractions.
UAE Desert Safari’s tour begins with a pick-up from your location in Dubai or Sharjah. The first stop will be at Sharjah’s Calligraphy Museum. This captivating museum located in the Heritage area opened in 2002 and features centuries old history of Arabic calligraphy created by local as well as the famous international calligraphers. The calligraphy is displayed in different colors on various mediums such as canvas, paper, ceramic and wood which makes the artwork so much more appealing. While exploring the city’s heritage, we will also visit the Sharjah Maritime Museum, the Natural History Museum and Archaeological Museum and Al-Hisn Museum, also known as the Sharjah Fort.
We will then head to Sharjah National Park where your kids can have a fun-filled time. There are plenty of play areas, resting spots and cafeterias in the park where you can relax and enjoy quality snacks with your family. The next stop is at the King Faisal Mosque which opened in 1987. This mosque can accommodate 15,000 people and has separate prayer halls for men and women.
UAE Desert Safari has included Al Markazi Market in its tour. Also known as the Blue Souk of Sharjah, this shopping center has around 600 shops. The upper floor has carpets, rugs and curios from Afghanistan and Tibet; whereas, the ground floor has shops of gold, jewelry and designer clothes. We will also visit the Majarrah Souk which is popular with the local citizens due to its unique architecture. It features intricate mosaics and a golden dome. Once you have explored the Blue Souk and Majarrah Souk, the tour heads towards Al Ittihad Monument, Naboodah House and the Rulers Old Palace.
The Al Ittihad Monument is located in Sharjah’s biggest square known as the Al Ittihad Square. The monument is decorated with seven oysters containing a pearl, each to represent the seven Emirates. The Naboodah House will give you an insight into the architecture of traditional Emirati houses along with the values and lifestyles of their ancestors.The last stop on the tour is in the city of Ajman after which we head back to Dubai. Ajman stops include the Enchanting Museum which is built inside an ancient fort. You will be dropped back at your location by 9.00 p.m.
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* 1 Persons ( AED 150/ per person)