A historical city and UAE's fourth-largest emirate, Sharjah is a popular tourist destination. It is the only emirate that is straddling in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf has a coastline on both east and west.

Sharjah has been historically a wealthy city and shoulders military, legal, economic, and legal functions like other emirates. Tourism is well-developed in the emirate and offers many avenues for every kind of traveler.

The top things to do in Sharjah are:


  • Heritage Town: Walk down the history lane and see the well-preserved houses from bygone eras. There are many other attractions in the same neighborhood like the House of Poetry, Al Hisn Fort, Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, and more.
  • Art Area: The art scene in Sharjah is very interesting and deserves an itinerary of its own. Several exhibits of regional and international artists are on display in Sharjah's Art Museum.
  • Blue Souq: A trip to Sharjah is incomplete without shopping at Blue Souq's 600-odd shops. Find everything from gold, and designer clothes to souvenirs and traditional goods.
  • Sharjah Archaeology Museum: Watch the human civilization transform from the stone age to the present age through the various excavated artifacts.
  • King Fasal Mosque: A magnificent mosque in which over 15000 people can pray at a time & has an expansive library holding more than 7000 books.
  • Calendar InfoBest time to visit
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
  • Language SpokenLanguage Spoken
    Arabic, English
  • WeatherWeather
    MODERATE Mar

Reasons to visit Sharjah

History History
Family Family
Art Art

Helpful tips for Sharjah

  • Short-sleeved T-shirts and knee-length shorts should be avoided by men, and low-cut clothing should be avoided by women.
  • Never take photos of women and children, on the beach and in government buildings.
  • WhatsApp, Skype and FaceTime are closed to video and voice calls throughout the UAE.
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