Sharjah is the third emirate of the United Arab Emirates and is about 40 kilometers from the center of Dubai. Thanks to its location close to Dubai, you can easily admire this special emirate from Dubai.
You can visit Sharjah on your own initiative, but the easiest way to admire the Pearl of the Gulf is by taking an organized city tour from Dubai. Due to its many cultural attractions, Sharjah is also called the “Pearl of the Gulf”. The city was even declared the Arab Capital of Culture by UNESCO in 1998.
City tour to Sharjah
You will be picked up from Dubai and visit various local highlights with an experienced guide during a full-day program, from mosques to souks and royal residences. You will visit the Al Markazi Souk (the Blue Market). At this special market there are more than 600 stalls spread over several floors full of clothes, souvenirs and other items. The Blue Market is considered one of the best places in the region to buy a Persian carpet.
You will also get to see the King Faisal Mosque which is one of the largest mosques in the entire Emirates region. During the visit, your guide will tell you stories and historical facts about the rich Emirates culture with some fun facts about the city as you explore.
Tickets for the Sharjah City Tour
The cost for the city tour to Sharjah from Dubai is 29 US Dollar per person for adults, children between 3 and 11 years pay 22 US Dollar per person. Get even more excited and read the website for all the specific information. You can easily book tickets for the city tour online at the Tiqets website. Payment can be made safely and quickly with iDeal, credit card and PayPal.