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A culture capital with a myriad of extraordinary experiences

Sharjah is home to acclaimed art galleries, buzzy waterfront areas and pleasure islands, creativity and excitement flow through the emirate. At the same time, the city stays true to its Islamic heritage, with a traditional, gracious and welcoming vibe.

Nestled between two lagoons, the city is a global metropolis of modern business and vibrant culture. UNESCO declared Sharjah a Culture Capital of the Arab World for its efforts to maintain and promote Arab traditions. The city shares its heritage through over 20 museums and galleries, local architecture and culture-packed leisure activities. Sharjah is a prime tourism destination with 106 hotels and hotel apartments, a variety of casual dining restaurants and indescribable experiences that take its guests through a rich and vibrant history.

Al Majaz Waterfront

Join the legions of local families who flock to this waterfront district to eat, play and hang out.

Al Montazah

Boasting a water park, picnic areas and all manner of amusement rides, Al Montazah is Sharjah’s go-to destination for family fun.

Al Noor Island

Enjoy art, nature and family-friendly entertainment at this island oasis in the heart of the city.

Heart Of Sharjah

Soak up the atmosphere and architecture of old Sharjah in the narrow alleys of this renovated creekside district.

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