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Private Tour: Sharjah City Highlights from Dubai

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  • 4.5 hr

Get to know Sharjah’s incredible history and culture on a half-day trip from Dubai, led by a private guide! The comprehensive 4.5-hour excursion introduces you to the city’s must-visit sites, such as the striking King Faisal Mosque, historical fort of Al Hisn, Sharjah Heritage Museum and more. Lose yourself in the shoppers’ paradise of Souq Al Arsah and Souq Al Markazi, and learn all about day to day life in the UNESCO-listed city.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Sharjah, Sharjah, Emirate of Sharjah

After pickup from your central Dubai hotel, travel by air-conditioned minivan into the neighboring emirate of Sharjah for your private 4.5-hour tour. On route, hear about the history of the city of Sharjah, the emirate’s namesake capital, set on the shores of the Arabian Gulf and nicknamed the Pearl of the Gulf. Learn how the city boasts a lovely, restored Old Town complete with a fort, heritage areas, souks and museums. As you travel, let your guide know if there’s anything you want to see more of during your visit. Your tour is private so your itinerary can be tailored to your interests.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Al Noor Mosque, Al Mamzar Corniche St, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

On route, hear about Sharjah’s history from your guide and stop first at the picturesque Buhairah Corniche with a photo-stop at the magnificent Al Noor Mosque before proceeding to the largest mosque in Sharjah, King Faisal Mosque for some pictures.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: King Faisal Mosque, King Abdul Aziz St, Sharjah 006976 United Arab Emirates

Next, continue to the King Faisal Mosque, the largest of the emirate’s 300 mosques. Admire the splendid building and learn how it was built to accommodate 15,000 worshippers.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Corniche St, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Next visit the Islamic Civilization Museum, celebrating Islamic contribution to the World Heritage.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Souk Al Arsah, Al Sharq Street, Opp Old Souk, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Then drive to Sharjah’s ‘Old Town’ for a stroll through the restored traditional Souk Al Arsa market.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sharjah Heritage Museum, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

Visit Sharjah Heritage Museum for a glimpse of a traditional family home and typical Arabian Gulf architecture.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Souk Al-Markazi, King Faisal Road Khaled Lagoon, Sharjah United Arab Emirates

The last stop before returning is at Souk Al Markazi– a treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts.

Your tour then concludes with a drop-off at your Dubai hotel.

Duration: 20 minutes