Sharjah City Tour Description
We will pick you up in our air conditioned Land Cruiser from the hotel as informed earlier for your sharjah sightseeing tour. You will enjoy this 5 hour journey to Sharjah from Dubai. Our guide will share his experience and knowledge about this city and will take you to the heritage sites, museums and souks.
Curtain Raiser of Sharjah Sightseeing Tour
Your first destination is the most fabulous building of Sharjah, King Faisal Mosque which resembles like a Bedouin tent. And here begins your Sharjah sightseeing tour.
Visit to King Faisal Mosque in Sharjah
King Faisal Mosque
is honored as the largest mosque in Sharjah’s mosques. The mosque is named after the former ruler of Saudi Arabia, King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. The mosque is located in the heart of Sharjah and it can accommodate more than 17,000 people at a time. The ground and first floors of the mosque are dedicated as the men’s mosque and the second floor is given for Sharjah’s Department of Islamic Affairs as well as Awqaf, and a library. The library has a collection of 7,000 books on Islamic thought and history along with modern books of Hadith and Sharia, in addition to scientific and cultural works.
The basement of the Mosque is dedicated to women. On the right side of the prayer hall, there is a place where old clothes are collected by Sharjah International Charitable Organisation. After walking around and marvelling at the magnificence of the mosque, the next destination of your sharjah sightseeing tour is Sharjah Corniche for a photo stop.
Visit to Sharjah Corniche
This is one of the most beautiful locations in your Sharjah sightseeing tour. Plentiful of water sports and other activities are organized in and around the corniche. This Corniche with unspoiled waterfront and finely designed walkway is an ideal place to spend time with your dear ones. After the photo session, we will be visiting Sharjah fort.
Sharjah Sightseeing Tour: Sharjah Fort
Your guide will enthusiastically explain to you about the life, tradition and culture of Sharjah and a stroll through the fort will give you an understanding about the life of rulers and locals, 200 years back.
The fort is one of the most prominent history of heritage buildings in Sharjah. This culturally significant edifice is situated in the heart of Sharjah. The fort is constructed in square- shape with a spacious yard in the middle. It consists of two main floors and three towers built for defensive purposes. When first built in 1823, it was considered the biggest and most important construction in Sharjah.
The fort constructed using coral stones collected from the deep sea waters of the Persian Gulf. When you walk through the rooms, you will find a huge collection of photographs as well as archaeological remnants. After visiting this archaeological brilliance we will go to next spot, Sharjah Heritage Museum.
Visit Sharjah Heritage Museum
Later, you will visit Sharjah heritage museum and you will feel like travelling from Sharjah's past to present. The Sharjah Heritage Museum is dedicated for researching, preservation and presentation of the customs, traditions, and culture of Sharjah. The museum has six galleries set up on a theme to display artifacts and other collections. The museum highlights the rich heritage and vibrant culture of locals.
Sharjah Tour Package: Souq Al Arsah
The Souk Al Arsah is one among the oldest Souqs in the UAE. The souk is a popular meeting place where pearl divers gather to exchange work related information and close their contracts and exchange information on their work.
Finally, we will drop by Souq Al Markazi, another prominent market- place of Sharjah. Here you can look into the perfectly designed carpets and traditional Emirati handiwork.
Sharjah City Tour: Souq Al Markazi
Souq Al Markazi is the biggest and busiest souk with a wide variety of shopping stalls and joints where jewelry, handicrafts, carpets, clothing, and souvenirs are available. This souk is a great place for buying original quality products at a bargained rate.
End of Sharjah City Tour from Dubai
When we conclude the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel safely.
- Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel in Dubai
- Transportation in Air conditioned clean Vehicle
- All entrance fees of the sightseeing included in program
- Professional & experienced Local Tour Guides of your selected language
- Cold mineral Water
- Any personal expenses
Important to know
Pickup is available from Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman.
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