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Top 10 Things to Do and See in Sharjah

Sharjah
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The Emirate of Sharjah makes a great place for some rest-and-recreation. Besides the wonderful cuisine of the popular Emirate, take a look at the local Arab culture by visiting some of the best places to truly explore Sharjah and experience the culture and people of the city. Here are some of the best things to do in Sharjah.

1. The Blue Souk

The Blue Souk
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The iconic Souk, a popular shopping mall has intricate blue-tile work on the exterior with impressive architectural detail. And, you can shop for exotic souvenirs, artefacts, electronics, and more.

2. Sharjah Heritage Area

Sharjah Heritage Area
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Look forward to exploring an authentic Bedouin village at the Sharjah Heritage Area, which includes historic buildings and several museums.

3. Al Majaz Waterfront

Al Majaz Waterfront
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Located on the Al Buheirah Corniche Road, the Al Majaz waterfront is an idyllic place to spend time with family and is equipped with play areas, mini golf, parks, and more.

4.  Arabian Wildlife Center

Arabian Wildlife
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Get up-close with the region's wildlife, and admire the mammals, insects, and reptiles, at the centre located at Al Dhaid Road.

5. Day-Trip to Kalba

Travel around 15km south of Fujairah City to reach Kalba for an exciting day-trip. Visitors can enjoy the tidal creeks, sandy beaches, and the Khor Kalba Conservation Reserve.

6. Sharjah Archaeology Museum

Next, spend some time at the city's archaeology museum, which is home to artefacts like jewellery, pottery, and more coursing through the Stone Age.

7. Al Noor Island

Al Noor Island
Credit: Al Noor Island

Head to the Al Noor Island, a public park created in the Khalid Lagoon for some serene downtime. The island features gardens with contemporary art sculptures and is a must-visit.

8. Sharjah Maritime Museum

Sharjah Maritime Museum
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The Maritime Museum located off Al Meena Street houses interesting exhibits on traditional wooden dhows, a collection of glimmering pearls, and more.

9. Khalid Lagoon

Head to the Khalid Lagoon located on the corniche, and enjoy the fascinating displays of jets of water, and the iconic fountain in the middle of the lagoon.

10. Sharjah Aquarium

Sharjah Aquarium
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Located on the Al Khan street is the Sharjah Aquarium, where you can enjoy watching more than 250 species of colourful sea life.

Have a gala-time exploring this magical city. Book your flight to Sharjah now and enjoy some wonderful discounts.

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