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    Sharjah General Background

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Nov 14, 2009

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    Favorite thing: Sharjah Emirate has its capital Sharjah city which is the third largest city (after Dubai and Abu Dhabi) in the United Arab Emirates. Its population is about a million people including a lot of workers from India and Pakistan and plenty of businessmen and tourists.

    Sharjah means ‘rising sun’. The city of Sharjah overlooks the Persian Gulf and is bordered by the cities of Dubai and Ajman, which are so close now that you can’t even find whither you are in Sharjah still or already in Dubai or Ajman.

    You can watch my 5 min 07 sec HD Video Sharjah Along by bus part 1 out of my Youtube channel with Hussein El Masry – Allah, Alik, Allah.

    You may watch my high resolution photo of Sharjah on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 25° 19' 17.78" N 55° 21' 34.23" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Sharjah bird eye.

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    Skylines of Sharjah city

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Nov 14, 2009

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    Skylines of Sharjah city
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    Favorite thing: Frankly speaking I have never seen so many skyscrapers neither in Europe nor in Asia as I saw in Dubai and Sharjah. I think there aren’t so many in Europe at all. There are in Asia but when I was in China (1988) and in Japan (1993) they weren’t built yet. So it was so exciting for me to see skylines of Dubai and Sharjah.
    We have been told that the public buildings in the Emirate were all designed by the present Sheikh, who is a qualified architect, and it made a visual change from the usual sceneries of skyscrapers in the other Emirates.

    You can watch my 4 min 48 sec HD Video Sharjah Along by bus part 2 out of my Youtube channel with Rabiz – Hedet Kegam.

    You may watch my high resolution photo of Sharjah on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 25° 19' 21.41" N 55° 22' 23.66" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Skylines and Corniche,
    or according to the following coordinates 25° 19' 28.26" N 55° 23' 1.51" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Skyline of Sharjah ,
    or according to the following coordinates 25° 19' 27.56" N 55° 22' 59.89" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Skyline of Sharjah .

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    Oil Platforms

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Nov 14, 2009

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    Oil Platforms in Sharjah Sea Port
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    Favorite thing: Since the discovery of oil, Sharjah has developed from small palm-frond ‘arish’ houses hugging the creeks, to a modern city that extends all the way to the UAE’s East Coast. Modern development took off in the early 1970s resulting in the rapid expansion of the town and Emirate as a whole.

    You may watch my high resolution photo of Sharjah on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 25° 22' 13.78" N 55° 23' 27.16" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Oil Platforms in Sharjah Sea Port.

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    Great portal for indepth information

    by JessH Updated Sep 22, 2008

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    (from newspaper) the Sharjah Info Telephone

    Favorite thing: Sharjah is very different from Dubai - so when you're fed-up with trawling around monstrious shopping malls and sipping fancy coffees in 5-star hotel lobbies, it's time to head North to the emirate of Sharjah.

    For a comprehensive map, use this link: http://www.sharjah-welcome.com/sharjah_map.pdf

    Fondest memory: Some of Sharjah's most well-known sights are:

    > Sharjah Blue Souk (central market).
    > Discovery Centre (near airport).
    > Natural History Museum.
    > Sharjah Art Museum.
    > Arabian Wildlife Centre.
    > Sharjah University City.
    > Sharjah Grand Mosque.
    > Al Hisn Fort.
    > Al Qasba & the "Eye of the Emirates" (ferris wheel)

    Visit the website of the Sharjah Tourism Board for more details:
    http://www.sharjah-welcome.com/

    UPDATE July 2007: The Tourism Board has recently launched a toll-free number, for both visitors & residents alike to call and obtain everything and anything you need to know about Sharjah: sights, events, customs, accomodation, etc.
    CALL 800-SHARJAH (800-7427524)

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    • Historical Travel
    • Family Travel

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    The desert

    by lisa_aruliah Written Apr 26, 2007

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    Favorite thing: I would definitely recommend the desert safari.

    Fondest memory: When I first knew I was going to UAE, I immediately thought about sand, men dressed in flowing white clothes and women in black. Nothing prepared me for the lush green lawns, the sprawling richness - be it in buildings, roads, malls etc.

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    The Cultural Capital - Sharjah Museums

    by JessH Updated Sep 22, 2008

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    Billboard for Sharjah Museums, UAE (Sept. 08)

    Favorite thing: Sharjah has a rich legacy of arts, heritage and culture and promotes itself as "the UAE"s cultural capital". The emirate has preserved its natural and cultural heritage across the Emirate in the form of historic buildings, museums and nature reserves.

    The Sharjah Museums Department was established in 2006 as an independent government department affiliated to the Ruler's Office. This department oversees and links the current and future museums of Sharjah. The Sharjah Museums cover the arts, Islamic culture and history, heritage and history of the emirate and the region, archaeology, science, children's learning, natural history and the environment.

    Fondest memory: I find their website very useful, as it links to all the different museums, centres and art galleries in the emirate.

    WEBSITE: http://www.sharjahmuseums.ae/

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    • Museum Visits

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    the dry city

    by call_me_rhia Written Apr 5, 2007

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    sharjah...
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    Favorite thing: Sharjah is a stone-throw from Dubai and yet it is so completely different. It is as opulent as Dubai but far less flashy... and it is very moral: no alcohol allowed, no shisha cafes and no swimsuit on its beaches.

    Sharjah is in a different emirate (the Sharjah emirate) but it mainly exists to house workers in Dubai at cheaper prices... take a taxi there at the wrong time and you'll be stuck in a massive traffic jam. A 20 minutes drive from heaven turns into a 1 hour+ drive from hell.

    Fondest memory: We did not spend too long in Sharjah - but the impression is one of charm. It's definitely worth to go back, at a different time. Early afternoon is when the famous souqs close down for lunch and siesta... while it is great to enjoy them uncrowded... for shopping, it sucks... Big time.

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    iZone Hotspots-locations in Sharjah :-)

    by 37SingleMaleInDubai1 Updated Oct 13, 2007

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    Favorite thing: Hotspots, our high-speed Wi-Fi internet service, enables you to wirelessly access the internet at locations across the UAE.
    The method of payment can be through any of the following:
    Hotspots Prepaid Cards
    Etisalat Blue Card - AED 20
    Credit Card
    iPass Alliance
    Dial Up Subscribers
    Al Shamil Subscribers
    GSM Subscribers
    Wasel Mobile Subscribers
    Hotspots Single User
    Hotspots Multi User
    Here is their locations in Sharjah Emirate:
    Venue Type Location
    Abu Dhabi Securities - Sharjah Office Next to Fardan Centre, Sharjah

    Al Mondo Cafe Cafe Al Mondo Cafe

    Al Mulla Hotels and Suites Hotel Sharjah

    Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Cafe Sahara Mall

    Etisalat- West Coast Head Office Business Center Main Business Center

    La Brise Sweets Cafe Sharjah

    Fondest memory: Mega Mall Shopping Mall Food Court

    Radisson Sas AP Hotel Lobby & Dining Court

    Sahara Mall - Debenhams Shopping Mall Debenhams

    Sahara Mall - Food Court Shopping Mall Food Court

    Sahara Mall - Marks and Spencer Shopping Mall Mark and Spencer

    Sharjah City Centre Cafe Sharjah

    Sharjah International Airport Airport First Class Lounge

    Sharjah Ladies club Office Sharjah

    Starbucks - Bukhatir Tower Cafe Corniche Road - near Maza cinema - Sharjah - UAE

    Starbucks - Mega Mall Cafe Sharjah Mega Mall - Sharjah

    Starbucks - Sahara Centre Cafe Sahara Mall - Dubai Sharjah Road - Sharjah

    Starbucks - Star Century Cafe Sahara Mall - Dubai Sharjah Road - Sharjah

    Supreme Cafe - Sharjah Cafe Hamdan Centre

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    iZone Hotspots-locations in Sharjah :-)

    by 37SingleMaleInDubai1 Updated Oct 13, 2007

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    Any place at any time :-)
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    Favorite thing: High-speed Wi-Fi internet service, enables you to wirelessly access the internet at locations across the UAE.
    The method of payment can be through any of the following:
    Hotspots Prepaid Cards
    Etisalat Blue Card - AED 20
    Credit Card
    iPass Alliance
    Dial Up Subscribers
    Al Shamil Subscribers
    GSM Subscribers
    Wasel Mobile Subscribers
    Hotspots Single User
    Hotspots Multi User
    Here is their locations in Sharjah Emirate:
    Venue Type Location
    Abu Dhabi Securities - Sharjah Office Next to Fardan Centre, Sharjah

    Al Mondo Cafe Cafe Al Mondo Cafe

    Al Mulla Hotels and Suites Hotel Sharjah

    Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Cafe Sahara Mall

    Etisalat- West Coast Head Office Business Center Main Business Center

    La Brise Sweets Cafe Sharjah

    Mega Mall Shopping Mall Food Court

    Radisson Sas AP Hotel Lobby & Dining Court

    Sahara Mall - Debenhams Shopping Mall Debenhams

    Sahara Mall - Food Court Shopping Mall Food Court

    Fondest memory: Sahara Mall - Marks and Spencer Shopping Mall Mark and Spencer

    Sharjah City Centre Cafe Sharjah

    Sharjah International Airport Airport First Class Lounge

    Sharjah Ladies club Office Sharjah

    Starbucks - Bukhatir Tower Cafe Corniche Road - near Maza cinema - Sharjah - UAE

    Starbucks - Mega Mall Cafe Sharjah Mega Mall - Sharjah

    Starbucks - Sahara Centre Cafe Sahara Mall - Dubai Sharjah Road - Sharjah

    Starbucks - Star Century Cafe Sahara Mall - Dubai Sharjah Road - Sharjah

    Supreme Cafe - Sharjah Cafe Hamdan Centre

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    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
    • Singles
    • Family Travel

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