Sharjah is a city where you can learn all about the culture and history of UAE. From the indisputable collection of artworks at the Sharjah Art Museum to the historic Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization renowned for its galleries explaining all about Islamic faith, this place is steeped in history and culture. Whether you just want to explore this beautiful part of United Arab Emirates or are out on research, Sharjah with its sand-stone structures and colourful souq will keep you coming back for more.
To explore the best of this place, book your stay at an OYO hotel .
There are many cheap budget hotels available near the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation. OYO 247 Host Palace Hotel Apartment, Corniche road; OYO 132 Ruwi Hotel Apartment; and OYO 122 Crystal Plaza Hotel, are some of the popular hotels within the vicinity of one kilometre of the Museum.
The basic amenities that are offered even in a cheap hotel in Sharjah by OYO are - free Wi-Fi, Refrigeration, TV, AC, intercom, 24/7 check-in, twin bed, reception and security. Few hotels also provide parking facility. Premium accommodations come with facilities like Banquet hall, king size bed, in-house restaurant, card payment, power backup, and more.
OYO rooms at hotels in Sharjah range from AED 118 for a standard studio apartment and standard double to AED 240 for a premium accommodation like deluxe studio apartments and standard double and triple room accommodation.
Al Majaz, Al Khan and Corniche are the most sought after destinations amongst the tourists. If you enjoy the hustle bustle and like staying in the centre of the city choose an accommodation near Sahara Centre and City Centre.
The most frequented tourist attractions of Sharjah are
In Sharjah Summers are sweltering hot, arid and oppressive and the temperature can go up to 105°F whereas winters are pleasant, cool and dry and temperatures come down to 55°F. The best time to visit Sharjah is between October and February when the weather is cool and pleasant.
By Air: Sharjah International Airport is situated within the distance of 15 km from the city that connects Sharjah with all the major destinations.
By Bus: Sharjah owns an Inter Emirate bus service that connects the city with the rest of the Emirates very well.
City Transport: Getting around Sharjah is affordable and convenient. Mowasalat (local bus operator) operates buses across the city covering 9 long routes. You can even hire taxis to commute within the city. Hop-on sightseeing bus is also available to cover the main tourist attractions.
You can savour the city of Sharjah in different possible ways.
Visit the Museums: your trip to Sharjah city is incomplete without visiting Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation that gives a deep insight into the Islamic culture and treasures rare artefacts. Visit Sharjah Heritage Museum to learn about distinctive and unique customs of the city.
Visit Beaches: The city of Sharjah, being a part of Arabian Gulf, is lined with beautiful beaches like Al Khan Beach, Khor Fakkan Beach and many more private beaches.
Visit parks and wildlife: if you enjoy staying outdoors, the city of Sharjah offers numerous parks and wild life centres that include The Sharjah Desert Park, The Arabian Wild Life Centre and Sharjah National Park.
Depending on different hotel policies, there are certain restrictions placed on couples. Please double check the hotel booking page before the booking.