Notable among these is The "Blue Souq" which has 2 wings and hosts around 600 shops in total. The ground floor mainly deals with gold and designer wears while the upper floor shops sell carpets and other curiosities brought from diverse regions.
One of the oldest souq in the country stands in the form of ‘Souq al-Arash’ which is worth a visit. Sharjah Fort Museum is located at the Heritage District of Sharjah city.
It showcases the history of the Emirate. ... More Islamic Museum located in the same district is a perfect spot for anyone who wishes to study Islamic culture and heritage at their undefiled and sacred place. I
t contains handwritten Qur’ans, letters written by the Prophet to other leaders and numerous artifacts from the holy place of Mecca. Khalid Lagoon is well-known for Jet skiing.
Several yearly festivals are held in the city offering a rich cultural experience. They have activities such as henna drawings, camel rides, mouth-watering Arabian food and much more.
The city is spread on an approximate area of 235 km² and has a population of over 800,000.
It is bordered by the cities of Ajmān, Dubai and the capital city Abu Dhabi lies at about 170 kilometers away.
Sharjah's climate is hot and humid. November to April sees warm sunny days with low humidity while May to September has high temperatures in excess of 45 degrees. Rainfall occurs from January to March.
The city contains plenty of ... More traditional and cultural sites and is also famous for elegant mosques.
Thus, Emirate of Sharjah is known as the ‘Cultural Capital’ of the UAE. Sharjah is connected with the outer world by means of Sharjah International Airport and Port Khalid. However, there is no public transport in Sharjah.
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