Al Noor Island is one of the must visit places in Sharjah, situated at Khalid Lagoon. It is a public park and to reach here you have to cross the bridge from the central city Corniche Street. The butterfly house is the main attraction in this place. The house was filled with eccentric buildings on that island with the most beautiful butterflies being bred in such a cozy, homey little environment. You can see the Literature pavilion in an open seating area where authors and bookworms will find comfort. It admires tourist visitors to explore and undergo natural life. The kids can enjoy the themed forest children’s play area with slides, swings, and climbing frames. The huge garden has approximately has more than 71,000+ plants and trees.
2. Al Noor Mosque
Al Noor Mosque is one of the holy places to visit in Sharjah, located at Buhaira Corniche near the Khalid Lagoon. This Mosque was built by order of the queen of Sharjah’s ruler. It was completed in 2005, and it can occupy nearly 2,100+ people, on the whole, were 399+ in the ladies section and 1,799+ in the men’s section. This mosque’s built-in design of classic Ottoman style and two gigantic minarets dominate the pride of Sharjah. The Al Noor Mosque has charming interiors, with calligraphic inscriptions from the Holy Qur’an.
3. King Faisal Mosque
King Faisal Mosque is the one of the largest and must visit holy mosque in Sharjah and the third-largest in the Emirates. This mosque is located at the centre of the city. The mosque covers an area of 11,999+ square meters, the prayer hall of the King Faisal Mosque in Sharjah can occupy 17,000 worshippers. The library in this mosque contains nearly about 6,999+ books on Islamic history and its culture
4. Al Qasba
Al Qasba is a place of the entertainment center, with lots of activities to attracts tourists of all ages. Even though there are many things to admire the ‘Eye of the Emirates’, the Ferris wheel is the most popular attraction among tourists make this places a must visit in Sharjah. The Ferris wheel is 60 m high and views from the peak can extend for 30 miles. Al Qasba also has Al Maraya art that contains themed exhibitions every year. You can see cafés, restaurants, and shops on this car-free canal-side complex while crossing the pedestrian bridges.
5. Sharjah Aquarium
Sharjah Aquarium is one of the most important government educational centers in the UAE, situated in the Al Khan Old area. This aquarium is opened on 2008. It occupies an area of 6500 m², which includes two stories prepared with 20 water aquariums, each packed with approximately 1.8 million liters of water. You can enjoy a very close view of the marine world in this aquarium . Sharjah aquarium has 20 tanks that restore a different variety of local marine life’s, from coral reefs , rock pools, lagoons and mangroves.
6. Sharjah Art Museum
Sharjah Art Museum is one of the must visit places in Sharjah is situated in the center of Sharjah city, UAE. The Sharjah Art Museum was recognized in 1995. The current building is fully chosen for fine arts and art-related activities. This museum was planned by British architect Brian Johnson, chef and managing partner of Godwin Austen Johnson. The chief building and another one at the back were interconnected by two passageways, it has approximately 68 halls of various sizes covering the overall area. It is the largest art museum in the Arab Gulf States covers nearly 11,000 sq meters. The Sharjah Art Museum has two parts a roof deck and a basement car park.
7. Sharjah Central market
Sharjah Central market is the city’s most famous landmark. This place is also called Blue Souk because of its exterior view with complex blue tile. This building is planned and designed by British architect Michael Lyle & Partners, based on the concept and guidance of the Ruler of Sharjah. It was completed in the year 1978. The Central Souk is a completely air-conditioned market with 2 identical buildings connected by a bridge, with excited vaults and an exclusive skyline of 20 wind towers. The overall area of Sharjah Central Market covers 80,000sqm there are more than 600 shops. The Sharjah central market also contains plenty of café shops to enjoy the moment with your friends and family which makes this place a must visit in Sharjah.
8. The Sharjah Science Museum
The Sharjah Science Museum is the only interactional exhibition in UAE. It includes state-of-the-art elements, which have been enlarged to get children interested in science. This museum gives you interactive presentations designed to attract visitors and support them to accept innovation and creation. This Sharjah science museum provides 50 interactive exhibits and gives many attractive programs and charming events for children.
what are the places to visit in Sharjah ?
Al Noor Island, Al Noor Mosque, King Faisal Mosque, Al Qasba, Sharjah Aquarium, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah Central market, The Sharjah Science Museum
best places in sharjah for night hang out ?
Al Majaj waterfront, Sharjah Aquarium, Sharjah science museum, Heart of Sharjah, Al Noor island, Al Montazah parks
Best place to live in sharjah ?
Al Taawun, Al Nahda, Al Qasimia, Muwaileh, Al Majaz, Al Khan