There are infinite beautiful places around the world that connect and appeal to your senses, and then there is Sharjah, a destination that appeals to the your soul. A deep sensitivity towards culture and heritage connects Sharjah to the rest of the world. It’s time you discover the soul of Sharjah.
Crowned as the Capital of Islamic Culture by UNESCO, Sharjah is best defined by heritage sites, art galleries, traditional souqs and museums. This art lover’s paradise is also home to beautiful beaches, wildlife parks and family entertainment centres.
How to reach Sharjah?
Sharjah city is approximately 13kms from the Sharjah International Airport. A shuttle bus runs every 30 minutes from the airport to Sharjah centre. The airport is well connected to major cities in India, Middle East, and Europe. Airlines that fly to Sharjah include Air Arabia, Qatar Airways, Air India, Jet Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates Airline.
Places you must visit in Sharjah
When in Sharjah, expect your holiday to be full of entertainment, good food, adventure and breathtaking experiences. Explore these amazing places of Sharjah to experience one of your best vacations ever.
Adventures at Mleiha, Sharjah
Mleiha is Sharjah's most trending desert tourism destination. Where else on earth will you find this power-packed combination of nature, culture and adventure? From dune bashing and hiking to campaign under the stars, Mleiha is every adventure lover's paradise. For a peek into the Bronze and the pre-Islamic era, visit the Mleiha Archaeological Centre here.
Food tripping in Sharjah
Do the Arabs have Kabsa for dinner every day? Well, trust us, Kabsa is something you would die to have every single day for the rest of your life. But there's definitely more to the Arabic cuisine than this. Sharjah's gastronomy is defined by rich flavours and aromatics that are prepared and served with a lot of love.
Shopping in Sharjah
From traditional souqs to fashionable boutiques, is every shopaholic's haven. Don't forget to visit the Central Souq, Sahara Centre, Al Shaab Village and Sharjah City Centre to fill your shopping bags with dates, spices, clothes, cosmetics, accessories, home decor, and tech stuff.
Culture and Artistry
Sharjah is synonymous with art and culture. It has well-preserved heritage sites, impressive museums, and interesting art galleries. Popular cultural attractions include Sharjah Archaeology Museum, Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Sharjah Art Museum, Central Souq, Cultural Square and the Sharjah Fort.
Nightlife in Sharjah
As the sun goes down, take a walk at the Al Majaz Waterfront which is home to beautiful lawns, restaurants and fountains. However, if you’re looking for a nightclub, you’ll have to visit Ajman, Dubai or Abu Dhabi which are not very far from Sharjah and offer a vibrant nightlife.
Places to visit around Sharjah
On your holiday to Sharjah, you can also visit these holiday popular destinations to experience the Emirati way of life and living. Explore destinations like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Jabal Jais and Fujairah.
Best time to travel
The best time to explore Sharjah is from October to May. The weather is cool and ideal for sightseeing. If you are visiting Sharjah during the holy month of Ramadan, experience the city's most anticipated food and shopping extravaganza at Sharjah Expo Centre from May 31 to June 16, 2018.
You can either opt for the local bus service to travel around Sharjah or choose a taxi as per your budget and convenience.