Learn about Muslim scholars of the past by walking through the Islamic World Garden outside Sharjah University City.
Sixteen granite monuments each tell the story of a different Muslim scholar and their contributions to the world.
Just a few of those mentioned are the astronomer Al Zarqali, inventor and engineer Bin Firnas and philosopher, astronomer and mathematician Al Kindi.
At the end of the garden stands the Cultural Monument celebrating Sharjah’s title of the Arab Cultural Capital in 1998, and at the other, a fountain, play park and restaurant, Thai Gate.
Further along, is another fountain, play park and restaurant, Caya Cafe, and another impressive monument celebrating Sharjah being named the Islamic Culture Capital in 2014.
Islamic World Garden
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What else to see near Islamic World Garden?
- Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences
- House of Wisdom
- Sharjah University City
- Natural History and Botanical Museum, Sharjah Desert Park
- Classic Car Museum
- Science Museum