Sharjah Archeology Museum
The museum explore the changing environments experienced by the region's inhabitants from the Stone Age to the present day through displays of artefacts, coins, jewellery, pottery and ancient weapons. Investigate a dig in progress, explore models of burials, houses and tombs and see the first forms of writing in this area. .
King Faisal Mosque
This magnificient mosque was a gift of the Saudi Arabian King Faisal. It was opened in 1987 and has space for 15.000 people. There are separate prayer rooms for men and women and the mosque has an Islamic library with more than 7.000 books. Admission for muslims only.
Al-Qasba and Eye of the Emirates
At Al Qasba,you can enjoy culture, entertainment and leisure attractions representing the very best from the Arab world and beyond.
Blue Souq (Souq Al Markazi or Central Souq)
An interesting, if slightly chaotic, shopping centre hosting around 600 shops in two wings. the ground floor shops tend to stock gold and expensive designer clothes, with the upper level containing shops stocking carpets and curios from as far afield as afghanistan and tibet. haggling over prices in the upper-level shops will frequently attract massive discounts. a great place to buy gifts and traditional goods. considered superior to dubai for carpets by western expatriates.
Sharjah Desert Park
The park covers an area of 1 km2.
Al Mahatta was the first airport in the Gulf region. It was opened in 1932 as a staging post for commercial flights from Britain to India. There is an interesting film about the daily life at the airport and Sharjah town in the 1930s and four original propeller planes stand in the hangar.