Souk Al Markazi (picture by flickr / yeowatzup)

The Pearl Of The Gulf - Half Day Sharjah City Tour

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Key Details
Duration
5 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
English, German
Wheelchair Accessible

Pick-up service

You will be picked up from your hotel in Sharjah

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What You'll Do
  • Take some beautiful pictures of the magnificent Al Noor Mosque
  • Admire King Faisal Mosque, the largest mosque in Sharjah
  • Stroll through the restored traditional market Souk Al Arsa
  • Visit the Sharjah Heritage Museum (Bait Al Naboodah)
  • Explore Souk Al Markazi, a treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts
Overview
Enjoy a half day city tour with an English speaking guide through Sharjah. Walk through the old town, admire the magnificent mosques and explore different Souks.
What to Expect
Enjoy a half day city tour with an English speaking guide through Sharjah. Walk through the old town, admire the magnificent mosques and explore different Souks.

This tour will take you to Sharjah, the neighbouring emirate of Dubai, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Gulf’. We start with a photo-stop at the magnificent Al Noor Mosque on Al Buhaira Corniche and proceed to the largest mosque in Sharjah, the King Faisal Mosque. We then visit the Islamic Civilization Museum. Several galleries display carefully restored artifacts from around the Muslim world, celebrating Islamic contribution to the World Heritage. We drive to Sharjah’s ‘Old Town’. After a stroll through the restored traditional market Souk Al Arsa, visit Bait Al Naboodah for a glimpse of a traditional family home and typical Arabian Gulf architecture. Before returning, you have time to explore Souk Al Markazi - a treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts.
What's Included
  • Experienced English speaking guide
What's Not Included
  • Meals & Drinks
  • Entrance tickets
  • Gratuities
Know Before You Go
• Dress Code:

Lightweight summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised, and photo-chromatic lenses for those who wear spectacles. Hats or some protection for the head are advisable when in direct sunlight. The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions.
Swimwear should be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops and villages.

• Conditions:

Orient Tours reserves the right to cancel any part of the scheduled programmes for reasons of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions, or similar. Furthermore Orient Tours reserves the right to amend and or cancel the schedule for any tour.

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