Sharjah is known as the capital of the eponymous emirate and has a population of around 1.3 million people (as of 2019) and it is made up of 235.5 km² total area. Sharjah is a bustling city with many malls, restaurants, hotels and other tourist attractions. It also has one of the most modern and developed healthcare systems in the region.

Sharjah is one of those cities that you can spend hours just walking around, getting lost in its maze-like streets or sitting down for a cup of coffee at one of its many cafes. It is a cosmopolitan city that has a diverse population and culture.

Famous Tourist Places To Visit In Sharjah:

  • Sharjah Natural History Museum And Desert Park
  • Al Qasba
  • Sharjah Aquarium
  • Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization
  • Al Majaz Waterfront
  • Sharjah National Park
  • Sharjah Heritage Area
  • Arabian Wildlife Center Al Dhaid Road
  • Al Noor Island
  • Sharjah Science Museum
  • Central Souq and Souk al-Markazi
  • Sharjah Art Foundation at Sharjah
  • Sharjah Arts Museum
  • Sharjah Discovery Centre
  • Sharjah Archaeology Museum
  • Al Noor Mosque
  • Buhaira Corniche

Best Time To Visit Sharjah

Sharjah is located on the southern coast of the Persian Gulf and has a hot climate during the summer months of May-August with temperatures rising to 40-43 degrees Celsius.

The greatest time to visit Sharjah is during the winter, from November to February. The season is often referred to as the peak tourist season because of the good weather, no rain and low humidity. The average temperature at this time remains around 20 degrees Celsius. Even March and April are good for traveling in the country.

In UAE, May-August are quite hot and difficult months for daytime travel. Summer season are also very hot and humid, making it difficult for people to cope with the weather. The high temperature makes it hard for people to stay outdoors.


How To Reach Sharjah

If you are planning a trip to Sharjah from anywhere in the world, there are several direct flights available to the city. And from other emirates in the UAE to Sharjah, you can reach it by road using public transport like buses and taxi services.


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