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Uae Tour Guide

About Sharjah

Sharjah is the third largest city in the UAE. Sharjah is next to Dubai and effectively its suburb, with daily traffic streaming to and from creating long traffic jams at rush hours. It was one of the wealthiest towns in the UAE. Sharjah is an exciting, lively city with interesting artifacts in every corner. This cultural square is famous for its combination of restored houses in traditional style.

The city of Sharjah, which overlooks the Persian Gulf, has a population of 519,000 (2003 census estimate). Sharjah contains many commercial centers and several museums. The Emirate of Sharjah is popular for its rich and cultural, so it is also known to be the Cultural Capital of the UAE.

The beauty of the emirates is lies in the northern side of UAE. Sharjah is an exciting, lively city with interesting artifacts in every corner. This cultural square is famous for its combination of restored houses in traditional style.

Hertiage Area:

A good overview of Sharjah’s heritage is available here including a few restorations of old houses. Most of the sites in the Sharjah have opening times.

Sports

Cricket

The Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium has hosted almost 200 One Day Internationals. The use of the venue has declined as the new 20,000 seat Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi has become the preferred venue for cricket in the UAE. In the year 2004 ICC Intercontinental Cup was held here.

Football

The Sharjah peoples are crazy about football. There are many football teams in Sharjah emirates.

  • Al Sharjah Sports Club
  • Al Shaab Sports Club
  • Al Hemeriah Sports Club
  • Al Thaid Sports Club(Al Thaid)
  • Al lttihad Sports Club(kalba)
  • Al Khaleej Sports Club(Khor Fakkan)
  • Dibba Al-hisn Sports Club