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Majlis Al Midfa

Offering you a peaceful meeting place to contemplate the Barjeel (round wind-tower), which is remarkable for being the only one its kind in the UAE.

In 1927, Ibrahim Bin Mohammed Al Midfa published the first newspaper in the UAE. His majlis [sitting area] was an important meeting place for Sharjah’s intellectuals and merchants to discuss poetry, literature and politics.

You can admire the round barjeel (wind tower), the only one of its kind in the country, and peruse the many interesting items donated by the Al Midfa family, including an antique carved pearl chest and a beautiful silver dagger.


  • Majlis Al Midfa
  • Heart Of Sharjah
  • UAE
  • +971 6 556 6002
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Majlis Al Midfa is located behind Souk Al Arsa in the very heart of the Heart Of Sharjah heritage district.

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