Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was a dream in the heart of the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan (May God rest his Soul), where he established its general vision, set its foundation stone, and crowned thereby a journey full of fulfilled dreams and great achievements. The Mosque is an expression of a visionary leader who believed that nothing is impossible and conceived that the most gracious achievements start from the heart.
The Burj Al Arab is a hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the third tallest hotel in the world. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground. The distinctive sail-shaped silhouette of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is more than just a stunning hotel, it is a symbol of modern Dubai.
Known as the Al Ain Palace Museum, the former home of the late UAE founder, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Palace was once a political and social hub. Built in 1937 and then renovated in 1998, the building finally became a museum in 2001. Now creatively restored, the museum houses a large collection of material about the ruling family. Visitors can tour the private rooms and gardens once occupied by the Father of the Nation.
A fort which was once home to the emirates ruler and guarded the entrance to the old town, overseeing the sea on one side and the creek on the other. It eventually became a police station, only later a museum. The museum now has an invaluable collection of artifacts found at important nearby sites including Al-Dour and houses a collection of weapons that were used through the emirates history.
The Al Noor Mosque is a mosque in Sharjah. It is located on the Khaled lagoon at the Buhaira Corniche. It has Turkish Ottoman design and was influenced by the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Turkey. It is one of three mosques open to the public in Sharjah, which has over 600 total.
Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, the first of its kind in the UAE. Situated right at the historical heart of Sharjah in Al Majarrah area, this fascinating Museum started its life as a traditional Middle Eastern souk or indoor market. The building now houses more than 5,000 exquisite artefacts from all over the Islamic World, and hosts regular exhibitions and internationally renowned displays of Islamic masterpieces.
An old-school local-history museum which record the ancestral history and heritage over time through significant collection of archaeological finds including vessels, arrowheads and carnelian beads. With halls that has baroque-style ceilings and crammed with ethnographic items like weapons, costumes and Bedouin jewellery.
The Al Bidyah Mosque is the oldest house of worship in the United Arab Emirates and is a popular stopping off place for residents and tourists. With several engineering and architectural features that are a major accomplishment for the era during which it was built. Its distinctive roof with its four pointed domes is supported by an internal pillar and is unusual for religious architecture in the region. The mosque consists of a prayer hall decorated with arches and featuring ventilation openings. A central pillar divides the internal space into four squares of similar dimensions, covered by domed ceilings.
The Sharjah Aquarium first opened its doors on June 16, 2008. Explore the fascinating hidden world of the deep sea with its amazing creatures. Enjoy a close-up look at the local fish and learn about Sharjah historic coasts and ports.