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Sharjah Sightseeing Tour - Half Day Sharjah City Tour from Dubai

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Overview

Crowned as “Pearl of Gulf”, the cultural capital of Arab World, ‘Sharjah’ displays the beauty of Islamic architecture and legacy. The beautiful Corniche, well preserved forts museums and souks of Sharjah provides an insight into the local life and tradition of this city. If you ever dreamt of travelling to this beautiful city, then grab this chance!

Full Description

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.

Inclusions

  • 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

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses
  • Meals
  • Tipping

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Pickup is available from Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman.

 

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Actvity details

Duration
5 hours
Pickup time
8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM
Cancellation Policy
You can cancel up to 24 hours
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Highlights

  • Visit the pictures que King Faisal Mosque located on the backdrop of Margalla Hills
  • Stop at Sharjah Corniche for a stroll and Photo Stop
  • Visit the heritage icon of the city, “Sharjah Fort”
  • Enter Sharjah Museum and get an insight into Sharjah local life
  • Scout the famous markets of Sharjah-Souk Al Arsa and Souk Al Markazy

Customer Reviews (7)

  • Reviewed by Liza Leonhardt
    2018 Aug 04

    Very Nice..

    It was a very nice experience. Knowledgeable guide.
  • Reviewed by Pamela Kaye
    2018 Jul 31

    Interesting...

    A very interesting and full of knowledge tour. Great experience.
  • Reviewed by Venice
    2018 Jul 18

    Enjoyed

    Enjoyed the tour and it was great!
  • Reviewed by Arianna
    2018 Jul 14

    Great Tour!

    It was a great tour and had a really great experience.
  • Reviewed by Aiza Alim
    2018 Apr 29

    friendly professional...

    We didn't have any problems and our driver was very funny, professional and friendly. The price was very good as well. Highly recommended!

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