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Discover Sharjah

Sharjah is the third largest of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates and the only one, who has land on the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The three enclaves of Dibba Al Hisn, Khorfakkan and Kalba situated on the beautiful east coast belong to Sharjah, along with the central town of Al Dhaid and the islands of Abu Mousa and Sir Bu Nair.

Sharjah City is approximately 30 minutes – 1 hour drive north of Dubai (depending on location and traffic).

Sharjah is the home of islamic culture. You will need several hours to explore the heritage and arts area in the heart of Sharjah. The emirate was named the Cultural Capital of the Arab World by UNESCO in 1998 and was selected as the Islamic Culture Capital for 2014.

For more detailed information about tourism and attractions click on the link:

Mleiha – Embark on a journey back through time

The Mleiha archaeological and eco-tourism project has been introduced to ensure the sites sustainable development, allowing future generations to enjoy it tomorrow just as you can today.

Even after 30 years of investigation, excavation and examination of the site, the surface has been barely scratched of what lies beneath these grounds.

Mleiha blends history, wildlife and culture with exeptional leisure facilities and warm hospitality to create a modern entertainment destination built upon authentic arabian heritage. With heart-pumping adventure tours, awe-inspiring natural landscapes and amazing discoveries, everyone will love this unique experience.

Getting here from the other emirates

By Car

From Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah take the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road E311. From Ajman you can take the coastal road to Sharjah.

By Taxi

From Dubai

The airport taxis are exclusive to arriving passengers at Dubai International Airport. The service is available inside terminal 1, 2 and 3. The meter starts at AED 25 and the kilometer is calculated at AED 1.96.

The public taxi service is available to all customers who wish to use taxis within the UAE. You can book your taxi through the customer service center: 04 208 808 or via email:

Ladies and families taxi is a service driven by female drivers, exclusive to ladies and families.

Kindly note that taxis will stop only in safe areas, if you flag it down on the street.

By Limousine Service

From Dubai

The service provides luxury vehicles, such as Tesla, Lexus and Infiniti, professional drivers and complementary meet & greet service in Dubai International Airport, terminal 1, 2 and 3.

You can book through the customer service center: 04 208 0555 or via email:

By Bus

There are several inter-emirate and intercity buses provided by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), which go to Sharjah. NOL cards or paper tickets are required (passengers must check with the ticket vending office).

Please click on the below link to check the bus routes, timetables, fares and frequency of service: