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Khor Fakkan, Sharjah

Khor Fakkan has always been a favourite place for a nice little getaway but if you haven’t been for a while, you might be surprised at what’s new and also at parts you ju...

Kalba

Kalba

The area of Kalba has so much to offer the nature lover with several very di...

House of Wisdom, Sharjah

The House of Wisdom is a wonderful place to study, work or just read. You can’t yet borrow, but there are many comfortable places to sit with a book.

Take your pick...

Heart of Sharjah

The Heart of Sharjah is the oldest part of the city and such a quiet haven, you'll often forget you're even in a city. It...

Fujairah Grand Mosque

Fujairah Grand Mosque with its breathtaking architecture is the second largest in the UAE and offers free guided tours where you can explore the exquisite interior too. It was designed by Malaysian...

Manar Mall Promenade

A nice stop off and popular photo spot if you're in Ras al Khaimah. The mall itself has a variety of shops, a play area and cinema. the food court has an outdoor terrace as do some of the restaurants....

Al Noor Island and Butterfly House

Al Noor Island is quite magical with its lush greenery, exquisite Butterfly Pavillion, beautiful butterflies and colourful night lighting. It is home to a small meadow, cactus garden, maze, several...

Al Qasba

Al Qasba can go from a peaceful spot to wander and sit and enjoy the view in the daytime to a hive of activity in the evening. Either side of the canal are identical buildings using beautiful Islam...

Museum of Islamic Civilization

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization opened in 2008 in what was formerly Souq Al Majarra. The building itself is worthy of a visit alone for its beautiful Islamic architecture and minute details. ...

Arabic Architecture in Sharjah

Arabic Architecture in Sharjah

The beautiful and exquisite Arabic architecture in Sharjah is not something to be missed. All government buildings across the emirate are designed using princi...

National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah

The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah is currently still under refurbishment so you might want to wait a few weeks. It’s still well worth a visit now though

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50 Places to Visit in the UAE

Watch the video to see 50 places to visit in the UAE in 50 seconds Tap/click links below for more info on 50 places to visit in the UAE - Northern Emirates https://youtu.be/dntP...

Places to visit in Al Ain

Al Ain is known as the Garden City, come and find out why by visiting the best places to visit in Al Ain. Although it had been many years since I last visited,  I found on this trip that it hasn...

Qasr al Watan – Palace of the Nation

Qasr Al Watan

Qasr Al Watan is rather deceiving from the outside as although its traditional architectural style and gentle colours are beautiful in their simplicity, entering the Preside...

Masfoot

Masfoot is one of those places I go back to again and again. Lying on plains between rugged mountains, it has beautiful views, lots of fresh, clean air and a relaxed pace of life! It has many parks...