Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Al Qasba Canal

This strip, which runs on both banks of a canal and are linked by a twinkling bridge, has a great assortment of cafes, restaurants and family-orientated entertainment. The strip itself is a car-free zone and strolling is encouraged though be prepared for crowds on Friday nights and Saturdays. For a grand view of the city there is the Eye of the Emirates (Sun-Thu 4pm-midnight, Fri 4pm-1am, Sat 10am-midnight. Adult AED30, child AED15) which is a 60m high Ferris Wheel or for view closer to the ground you can go on a cruise on an abra (per 15min, ride adult AED10, child AED5). There is also a go-kart track (Sun-Thu 3pm-1am, Fri & Sat 10am-1am, per 30min solo AED20, duo AED 30, family AED40) or there are carousels. There is also a cinema, the Grand Buheirah Cinema (556 2200, Buheirah Corniche, tickets AED30 or VIP seating AED50).

Phone: 556 0777

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