SHARJAH, the city of Culture is located only a short distance from Dubai. UNESCO has elected Sharjah as the Cultural City of the Arab world for 1998.
- Qanat Al Qasba: One of the most vibrant areas of Sharjah, with Maraya Art Centre and Eye of the Emirate as its focal points.
- Sharjah Cornice: A panoramic spot lined with numerous upscale residential and commercial buildings.
- King Faisal Mosque: Sprawling over an area of about 12,000 square meters, this is the emirate’s largest mosque.
- Central Souk / Blue Souk: Situated adjacent to Khaled Lagoon, the Blue Souk is Sharjah’s main shopping hub, with more than 500 shopping selling a wide assortment of items, from antiques, jewelry and curios to clothing, cosmetics and rugs.
- Fish Market: This is a well-organized and clean market where you can find fresh fish, vegetable and fruit produces.
- Islamic Art Museum: On display here are an interesting array of arts and artifacts that provide a clear interpretation on more than 1400 years of Islamic art and faith.
Ajman Points of Interest
- Ajman Beach: A secluded beach with pristine surrounding, white sand and clear water.
- Ajman Museum: Housed within an 18th century fort, this museum features a variety of exhibits that reflect the region and culture.
- Drop back to your location in Dubai.