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Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences building

Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences

Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences, often referred to as Sharjah Planetarium, houses several fascinating exhibits such as lunar vehicles, the solar system and other things related to the universe and space science. It has a lot of interactive learning areas and is suitable

Hamriya Beach

Hamriya Beach

Hamriya Beach is divided into two parts, the beach park and the open beach, both with beautiful white sand, free of charge and easily accessible. The beach park has a jogging track, toilets and shower and some gazebos with seating and tables. The first gazebos

Sharjah Science Museum building

Sharjah Science Museum

Sharjah Science Museum is yet another fun and educational place with many interactive learning stations where children can learn about different aspects of science such as electricity, how the body works, etc. The centre runs workshops and holiday camps and you can buy science-related toys,

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 Islamic architecture. Both house restaurants, cafes and bookshops,

Sharjah Art Area

Wander through the old traditional buildings of Sharjah Art Area housing various kinds of art exhibitions, some by international artists. Visit Bait al Shamsi, Bait Serkal, Emirates Fine Arts Society and the Art Museum. Many of the buildings date back to mid 19th century and

Red Classic car at Classic car museum

Classic Car Museum

Sharjah Classic Car Museum is definitely one for you if you love old cars or have children who are learning about transport at school, this is one to add to your list with cars of all sorts from the last century. See and read more

Glimpses of the UAE

Come on in and discover the emirates beyond Dubai and Abu Dhabi, revisit those old favourites and discover some of the UAE’s hidden gems.

Wadi Al Helo

Wadi al Helo is one of Sharjah’s several enclaves. Just off the old Kalba Road, the valley lies on the old caravan trade route and has applied to be listed as a UNESCO Heritage Site as part of the Gateway to the Trucial States. Helo,

Al Miqsar Village

Update 2021: The village has undergone many changes since this post. It is currently being turned into a hotel. The villages also has houses, stores, and a mosque all built of rock and clay. The rocks used were very large and some of the buildings,