Sharjah City Sightseeing Tour - The Pearl of the Gulf

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  • Live Guide
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  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 4.5 hr

Discover the city that's dubbed the 'Pearl of the Gulf' on this tour from Dubai to Sharjah, the third-largest city in the United Arab Emirates. Noteworthy sights and attractions are just waiting to be explored in this nearby city, including Sharjah Fort (Al Hisn Sharjah) and impressive Faisal Mosque. Visit the Sharjah Heritage Museum for a look at Arab history, religion and culture, and pick up some Middle Eastern souvenirs at Souq Al Arsah and Souq Al Markazi, the largest markets in the emirate.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Orient Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sharjah

Your 4.5-hour tour starts with a pickup from your central Dubai hotel and a drive to Sharjah, one of Dubai’s neighboring emirates. Situated on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, Sharjah is the UAE’s third-biggest city and centers around a restored Old Town that boasts lovely heritage areas, souks and museums.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Al Noor Mosque

On route, hear about Sharjah’s history from your guide and stop first at the picturesque Buhairah Corniche with a photo-stop at the magnificent Al Noor Mosque before proceeding to the largest mosque in Sharjah, King Faisal Mosque for some pictures.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: King Faisal Mosque

Next, continue to the King Faisal Mosque, the largest of the emirate’s 300 mosques. Admire the splendid building and learn how it was built to accommodate 15,000 worshippers.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

Next visit the Islamic Civilization Museum, celebrating Islamic contribution to the World Heritage.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Souk Al Arsah

Then drive to Sharjah’s ‘Old Town’ for a stroll through the restored traditional Souk Al Arsa market.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sharjah Heritage Museum

Visit Sharjah Heritage Museum for a glimpse of a traditional family home and typical Arabian Gulf architecture.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Souk Al-Markazi

The last stop before returning is at Souk Al Markazi– a treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts. Your tour then concludes with a drop-off at your Dubai hotel.

Duration: 1 hour
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