Sharjah is the capital of the arts in the United Arab Emirates, and its efforts to preserve the history of the area have earned it the title of Cultural Capital of the Arab World issued by UNESCO in 1998. For museum and art lovers, Sharjah is full of excellent
sightseeing opportunities . The renowned Museum of Islamic Civilization and the Art Museum are the main tourist attractions of the city.
Museum of Islamic Civilization Sharjah- is a good place to immerse yourself in the deep roots of Arab and Islamic culture. A series of scientific and religious manuscripts, as well as a collection of Islamic art and handicraft from the 7th-19th centuries are
The Art Museum - one of the largest art museums in the United Arab Emirates, this state-of-the-art facility was opened in 1997 and has a permanent collection as well as a program of temporary exhibitions.
Sharjah Fort (called Al Hisn in Arabic) - It was built 200 years ago and served both as a defensive installation for the city and as a traditional residence of the Sharjah ruling family.
The central market in Sharjah is the most famous landmark of the city. More than 600 stores are located inside, where buyers will find sections dedicated to gold and jewelry, perfumes, clothing, food, electronics and gift items.
The Sharjah Aquarium and the Maritime Museum - Sharjah has always been closely linked to water, and the Aquarium and Maritime Museum highlights the importance of the sea in the development of the city. For children, the aquarium is the main attraction and hosts
about 150 species of specific life including reef sharks.