Here you’ll find the latest facts, experiences and ideas for an incredible adventure in Sharjah.
I can still remember how excited I was to go out to shoot cityscapes when I arrived here in the United Arab Emirates back in 2007. However, I never imagined that alongside its beautiful architecture, the country was also an outdoor, nature, and landscape photography paradise and Sharjah embodies this in such a beautiful way – making it a truly instagrammable location.
Whether you are travelling abroad or looking for somewhere close to home, finding a place that is great fun for families with young children can be challenging! Just a short drive from Dubai, is Al Montazah Parks in Sharjah, offering incredible entertainment for the entire family.
From staycation deals to jaw-dropping mall offers and promotions, Family and Lifestyle blogger Behnoush Yaghobi (@babynilia) has it covered as she takes in Sharjah’s new Four Points by Sheraton hotel, the must-see experiences at the Sahara Centre and so much more.
Family Food and Travel Blogger Abigail Caidoy (@cuddlesandcrumbs) explores the epic activities on offer from daily live shows and gaming stations, to the adrenaline-fueled zip line and Cartoon Network cinema. Join Abigail and her family on their memorable day out.
Immerse yourself in the plethora of events and workshops on offer in Sharjah this year as part of World Book Capital 2019. From Arabic calligraphy exhibitions to storytelling festivals, check out travel expert Natasha Amar’s (@thebohochica) in-depth guide to everything on offer.
Book enthusiast Ramsha Ahmed (@thebooknookae) chronicles the history of this unique award, from its inception to the internationally acclaimed – and vital global literary platform – it is today, as well as Sharjah’s 2019 achievment.
Architecture graduate and travel blogger Memo Zambrano (@heymemozam) explores Sharjah’s new monument by internationally-acclaimed artist Gerry Judah. Join Memo as he explores the new site and delves into the plans for the exciting House of Wisdom opening in 2020.
With 48 hours to spare in the emirate, join travel journalist Natasha Amar (@thebohochica) as she explores the City of Sharjah, pays homage to it's heritage sites, visits Al Noor Island and enjoys a stroll across the canal at Al Qasba.
Sharjah's ruler His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi officially unveiled Sharjah Mosque at the beginning of Ramadan. Follow celebrated architect Memo Zombrano (@heymemozam), as he explores the intricacies of this new iconic landmark.
Celebrated photographer Ali Amar (@r1se) explores Sharjah Biennial’s three distinct art exhibitions. Its connecting theme is titled: Leaving the Echo Chamber, loosely questioning how art is produced in an age of globalised media.
There’s more to Sharjah Biennial than art exhibitions. From free photography courses to indie film screenings, check out travel expert Nagham Al Badawi’s (@nanotraveldiary) surprising encounters as she experiences this unique art show for the first time.
The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization not only houses more than 5000 artifacts, it also regularly hosts exhibitions and internationally renowned displays of Islamic art. The first of its kind in the UAE, the museum boasts seven sections, one of which is the Ibn Al-Haytham Gallery of Science and Technology.
From 11 July until 31 August 2018, the Sharjah Summer Festival will make sure your family’s days are packed with unforgettable moments. Don’t miss out on countless activities, discounts, competitions and more.
Discover all the things Al Noor Island has to offer from adventuring through the Butterfly house containing some of the most beautiful and delicate creatures on Earth or witness Al Noor Islands enchanting display of lights, art sculptures, structural designs in an array of colours that will leave you in awe.
Kalba Kingfisher Lodge is an eco-friendly tented camp situated within a protected nature reserve–home to some of the oldest mangroves in Sharjah.
Central SoukVisiting the UAE for a second time after first visiting Dubai, read how Indian blogger Gunjan Upreti went in search of a new experience and explored Sharjah, uncovering the many activities and sites the emirate had to offer.
With so many options, it’s sometimes hard to figure out which souq will suit your needs best. To help you navigate, we’ve listed the quintessential goods available and the souqs at which you are likely to find them.
As you drive east out of the city of Sharjah, the dense cover of low-rise industrial warehouses falls away to be replaced by vast swathes of red sand.