Here you’ll find the latest facts, experiences and ideas for an incredible adventure in Sharjah.
Join 7-year UAE resident, and first time Sharjah visitor Oksy Kelvisch (@oksyvlogs) as she discovers with fresh and eager eyes just what makes Sharjah a cultural capital of the Arab World. From luscious landscaped gardens and spectacular musical fountain shows to one of a kind museums, Oksy has everything you need to get your 2020 travel plans started.
Fun-seeking family @thecharmedfamily are here to showcase an unforgettable day out in Sharjah that ticks all the boxes! Join them as they step back in time to discover the lives lived within the walls of Al Hisn Fort Museum before being whisked back into the present for an animal adventure at the Arabian Wildlife Centre, broken up with much needed tranquility within the culturally significant and peaceful beauty of the Islamic Botanical Garden. Words and images by Jaime Morton-Hawley.
Art and Architecture expert Burhanuddin Taiyeb Dalal (@burhanuddintd) takes a trip to the desert to quench his thirst for knowledge. Join him as he showcases the wonders of the past and reveals the secrets of these ancient lands, journeying through 70 million years of history at the Mleiha Archaelogical Centre.
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.
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.