Sharjah Half-day Tour With Traditional Lunch from Dubai

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Admire the cultural capital of the united Arab of the emirates; Sharjah Emirate holds innumerable ancient charms waiting to be discovered by you. Head to the largest mosque in Sharjah, the King Faisal Mosque, where you will hear anecdotes about the rich heritage and history of the city.
Explore the fascinating hidden world of the deep sea with its amazing creatures at Sharjah aquarium. Enjoy a close-up look at the local fishes and learn about Sharjah’s historic coasts and ports.
The next stop is the Fort of Sharjah, built in 1820 and the former home of the ruling family, where you will be able to marvel at the architecture as you learn about the customs and traditions of the people in this part of the world before taking a leisurely stroll through the traditional souk Al Arsah.
Indulge in a shopping spree at the Souk Al Marakazi where you can find all kind of authentic carpets, jeweler, and handicrafts, before concluding your tour and heading back to the Dubai .

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Duration: 5 hours
Starts: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Admire the cultural capital of the united Arab of the emirates; Sharjah Emirate holds innumerable ancient charms waiting to be discovered by you. Head to the largest mosque in Sharjah, the King Faisal Mosque, where you will hear anecdotes about the rich heritage and history of the city.
Explore the fascinating hidden world of the deep sea with its amazing creatures at Sharjah aquarium. Enjoy a close-up look at the local fishes and learn about Sharjah’s historic coasts and ports.
The next stop is the Fort of Sharjah, built in 1820 and the former home of the ruling family, where you will be able to marvel at the architecture as you learn about the customs and traditions of the people in this part of the world before taking a leisurely stroll through the traditional souk Al Arsah.
Indulge in a shopping spree at the Souk Al Marakazi where you can find all kind of authentic carpets, jeweler, and handicrafts, before concluding your tour and heading back to the Dubai .

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Stop At: Sharjah Aquarium, Al Meena St, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Explore the fascinating hidden world of the deep sea with its amazing creatures. Enjoy a close-up look at the local fish species and learn about Sharjah’s historic coasts and ports.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sharjah Fort – Al Hisn, Hisn Avenue Al Shuwaihean, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Sharjah Fort is a double story traditional rock, coral and adobe fortification in the centre of the city of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. The fort was originally constructed in 1820 by the then Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi.Step inside this historic landmark to learn about the modern history of Sharjah, the ruling family, the history of the fort, the historic defence strategies and Sharjah’s life 196 years ago.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Souk Al Arsah, Al Sharq Street, Opp Old Souk, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Souq Al Arsah is probably the oldest market place in the U.A.E. and was the meeting place for the Bedouins and their camels in the old days. Step into the Souq and begin a journey back in time. Walk along the comfortably air-conditioned alleyways of the market designed with solid wooden doors, beautiful coral brick walls and hanging lanterns.
The Souq is home to numerous quaint stores selling local, new and antique handicrafts, wooden articles, Arabic bridal and pearl chests, copper coffee pots, ethnic and handmade jewelry, perfume bottles and incense, hand-made woven garments, palm-leaf baskets, medicinal herbs, carpets, shawls and novelties

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Blue Souk, Al Majaz 1 King Faisal St, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

With over 600 shops across two levels, you’ll find everything from modern watches and clothing to authentically local trinkets and souvenirs. For decor connoisseurs in particular, the souk is one of the must-do Sharjah tourist places. The upper level has shops featuring arts, crafts and regional specialties like handwoven textiles and intricate carpets and kilims. On the lagoon-side, you’ll find a glittering row of shops dedicated to authentic Bedouin jewelry, precious stones, gold and diamonds. Some craftsmen here can recreate a design based on just a sketch.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Souq al Jubail, Corniche street, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Souq Al Jubail is a perfect example of shopping in the UAE culture, with many locals talking to the grocers at each stall to find the best produce at the best price. This makes the souk one of the few Sharjah tourist places for an authentic travel and shopping experience. If you plan your visit for sunrise, you’ll witness an auction of the day’s catch, which starts as early as 6 am.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Al Noor Mosque, Al Mamzar Corniche St, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Al Noor Mosque is a place of worship open to public and a popular Islamic tourism destination. It is an iconic landmark along the Sharjah corniche, with cascading domes and two towering minarets in the Ottoman style. The interior of the mosque is etched with intricate calligraphy of verses from the Holy Quran. As a popular Sharjah tourist place, the mosque offers Emirati traditional dress for visitors in the entrance area.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Al Majaz Waterfront, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Al Majaz Waterfront. As the ultimate destination for family attractions in Sharjah, this waterside destination features mini golf, a splash park, a mini-train and several attractions made for children. In addition to being one of the popular places to go with the family, there are activities here for all types of travelers. Al Majaz Waterfront is the perfect place for dinner with a host of restaurants to choose from and dhow cruise boats sailing by. A hit attraction for everyone, the Sharjah fountain periodically features an awe-inspiring light and sound display.

Duration: 10 minutes



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