Sharjah is the third largest Emirate in the UAE, designated by UNESCO as the Cultural Capital of the Arab World due to its commitment in preserving the art, culture and local heritage of the area. It is the only emirate to have land on both the Arabian Gulf Coast and the Gulf of Oman.
It is the Emirate of ambivalence where you can enjoy the holiday in many ways such as enjoying the sun, or discovering the traditional markets (souks) or shopping malls, visit the heritage sites and museums, the fantastic mosques, and the experience the beauty of Arabian deserts, and mountains.
Start your journey from your selected hotel/ location with Oceanair Travels by boarding the minivan with our experienced and friendly tour guide. This is your chance to explore and discover the tranquil Arabian lifestyle of the emirates of Sharjah the Cultural city.
We begin our tour to the 3rd largest emirate of the UAE, Sharjah with a photo stop at the Cultural Square, which structures are bounded on all sides by rich Islamic architecture. Then, we will have a brief visit at the Al Majarrah Souk which has been renovated and transformed into the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, home to exquisite Islamic artifacts from around the world.
Next we will be passing by the Bait Al Naboodah, the former residence of the pearl trading tycoon, Al Shamsi family.
Afterwards we head towards Al Hisn Fort, the erstwhile residence of Sharjah’s Ruling Family. Next destination will be the Blue Souk which consists of 6 spectacular buildings embellished in blue tiling. It’s the place where everyone can get anything to everything with more than 600 shops to choose from.
From there, we shall pass by the King Faisal Mosque, the largest among Sharjah’s mosques, and continue towards the Pearl Monument, symbolic of the union of the 7 emirates.
After completing your Sharjah tour you will be dropped back to your designated hotel/ location..