Sightseeing Sharjah Tour
The cultural capital of the UAE, Sharjah has preserved its identity and traditions even in modern times. This illustrious city boasts of attractive beaches, museums, wildlife, public parks and interesting attractions. Famed Arabic attractions like the Kalb, Al Majaz Waterfront, Eye of the Emirates , Al Noor Mosque and many more.
Sharjah is an ideal family destination which can be enjoyed by the entire family, from kids to grandparents as well. Sharjah used to be one of the wealthiest towns in this region with settlements in existence dating 5000 years back. Sharjah was also the most important port on the lower Arabian Gulf from the time of the early trading. Along with fishing, trading, majority of the wealth came from its rich and vibrant pearling industry. Since the discovery of oil in 1972, the settlement of Sharjah has developed from small palm-frond houses to a contemporary city offering world-class infrastructure and varied tourist attractions.
Some of the most iconic tourist attractions include:
- Sharjah Arts Museum:
One of the largest Arts Museum in the UAE, this one of a kind state of the art facility was opened to the public in 1997 and features an exquisite permanent collection along with a few temporary exhibits as well. Among the collection you will be able to view priceless artwork belonging to H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, the Ruler of Sharjah. This massive structure displays 72 galleries spread over 3 floors highlighting works of prominent Arabian artists.
- Central Market:
This is market is the city’s most iconic and famous landmark. The delicate and exquisite blue tiles on the exterior lend a very soothing appearance to his place and has also earned the name as ‘Blue Souk’. This massive complex is home to more than 600 shops dedicated to exquisite perfume, jewelry and other items. The upper floor has the atmosphere of an authentic Arabian bazaar, with vendors selling antiques, carpets, Omani & Yemeni jewelry and other exotic souvenirs.
- Sharjah Archaeology Museum:
This museum displays exhibits that trace the rich history of humanity and is a sight to behold. Displays in the Stone Age section include numerous flint pieces reflecting the technology for that period. On display you will also find ornamental gems and pottery shards from the Ubaid period that were discovered in Al Hamriyah and confirm the theories of trade relations that existed with Mesopotamia.
The Bronze Age hall displays archaeological treasures that includes a wide collection of pottery, metals, stone & jewelry. Each hall is unique and presents a plethora of archaeological treasures that are priceless.
- Al Qasba:
This location is ideal of a peaceful evening getaway with a plethora of cafes and restaurants to choose from. The biggest and much talked about attraction is the 60 meter high ‘Eye of the Emirates’ observation wheel. Head up on this huge observation wheel and marvel at the beautiful view presented to you. The great expanse of the landscape stretches
Sightseeing in Sharjah will leave you with impressive and interesting memories and with our friendly and professional staff, you will be left with nothing but beautiful memories.