Sharjah, a thriving, bustling city famed for its culture, heritage and tourist attractions, is the third largest of the seven Emirates and unique in having west and east facing sea coasts. UNESCO nominated Sharjah in 1998 as “The Culture Capital of the Arab World”.   Sharjah is an ideal destination for those who enjoy sun, sea and sand but also like to savour an oriental atmosphere and experience ancient culture.  Sharjah makes both an attractive and highly economical holiday destinations as it is only 10 minutes away from Dubai by car, which makes it possible to easily combine an exotic environment with the attractions of a modern city.

For more information on the Emirate of Sharjah, please visit the Tourism Development Authority and trade