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Places worth visiting in Sharjah, U.A.E.

Updated on March 25, 2013

If you are thinking to spend your holidays in Sharjah, and not knowing where to start with or what places are worth visiting, then this guide is for you. In this we will discuss the famous places for entertainment, famous restaurants for verities of food, famous places for shopping and much more.

Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

For Refreshment– Al Majaz Park or Waterfront

Al Majaz park is a public garden in the city area. There is great view of sea from this garden. It is the great spot of entertainment for children’s and adult. There is a playing area, for kids, which has got varieties of rides and swings. It has got varieties of coffee shops and fast food restaurants. There is walking track of around 2 kms., where you can have your walking or jogging. If you love riding bicycle or motor bike then it would be your day, because there is such facility provided there. Many people enjoy having there dinner in garden area with their family.

The most entertaining thing for this park is “Musical Fountain”. It is around 5 minutes show which starts every day in the evening, in every half-an- hour interval of time.

Dhow Cruise
Dhow Cruise

For having dinner in Floating Restaurant- Dhow Cruise

It is best romantic way of spending your time in a traditionally decorated wooden cabinet, as it sails around. It is near Al Majaz Park. It provides two hours water ride with dinner in approximately 199 dirhams (53 U.S Dollars)

Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Sharjah Cricket Stadium

For Cricket Lover- Sharjah Cricket Stadium

Those who are fond of playing and watching cricket, must visit Sharjah Cricket stadium once. It has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for hosting the maximum One-day international matched in the world.

Sharjah Aquarium
Sharjah Aquarium

For Animal Lovers- Arabia’s Wild Life Centre and Sharjah Aquarium

Arabia’s wild life Centre is the only zoo in Arabia which has got all the animals of Arabian Peninsula. It has got very nominal entry fee- 15 Dirhams (4.05 U.S. Dollars)

Sharjah Aquarium has got more than 250 Species, which includes species from sea horses to reef sharks. Its entry fee is just 20 Dirhams (5.4 U.S. Dollars).

For shopping at affordable price- Gift Market

Gift Market is a shopping mall which sells each and every thing from 1 to 10 dirhams (0.27 to2.7 U.S. Dollars). It is the biggest Dirham shop in the whole U.A.E. I myself went there for shopping , and I was shocked. It has got almost everything we need. You can find things like clothes, footwear, Kitchen utensils, Varieties of plastics boxes, things for decorating houses, show pieces, laundry stuff, hand bags, cutlery and much more. And the most important is anything you want will be less than 10 dirhams (2.7 U.S $).

Famous Places for eating

I am providing the list for the Restaurants which are famous in Particular food.

Name of Resturant
Food Speciality
Aroos Damascus
Labenese Food (Mild)
Indian Veg. Food (Speciality Gujarati)
Opposite City Centre
Indian Food
In City Centre
Lebenese Food (Spicy)
Al Wahda
Shindh Shabaz
Indian Food (Spicy)
King Faisal Street
Pani Puri (Water Balls)


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      Rumana 2 years ago from Sharjah, UAE

      Its indeed worth Visiting...

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      Rumana 5 years ago from Sharjah, UAE

      Thanks Nell Rose, for visiting and commenting on my hub...

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      It sounds like a wonderful place to visit, thanks for the tour, I particularly like the idea of the trip in the Dhow, it looks wonderful!