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Sharjah Fort - Al Hisn

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Hisn Avenue | Al Shuwaihean, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sharjah Fort - Al Hisn is a well maintained place. Well located in the middle of the city. Many historical facts presented.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

It offers an insight in to the heritage area of Sharjah. It's located near the beach and old trade center of Sharjah. It's a pleasant trip in good weather.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Umer_Yousaf
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Probably one of the best museums in the area. Lot of information, lot of objects, lot of hi-tech illustrations and good lighting. If you want to become knowledgeable about the area of Sharjah and its history, you'll enter basically a history book. As a history...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pete_Br_27
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We were on a tour and visited this place with friends. The fort has many displays that explains its history and Sharjah as well. We started off with a guided tour, but then were allowed to roam through the various exhibits, which I found very...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Hoegaarden987
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This fort is in great shape having been pretty well restored recently. The polygonal tower is unique and there is a great map of all the local towers and forts and their various states of repair. Check out the whipping post out front! At 10...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is a nice find in the heart of Sharjah. It was AED 20 for two adults and well worth it. We spent about an hour, maybe a bit more, walking through the fort and the various rooms. You get a nice history of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went there last month and were fascinated with the atmosphere of the place, very tidy and well organized and the information you get there is difficult to get elsewhere! Definitely worth a visit, especially if you are in that area! Just one thing you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Artist_Lounge
Reviewed 28 September 2017

surrounded by the cities progress of buildings, this fort is a must visit to absorb the Emirates history. Rooms within the fort hold loads of stories and artifacts. Pleasant to walk around, well renovated, this is a jewel for Sharjah.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ActionAdventurer
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Located at Husband avenue, the Sharjah fort is small, modest and nice place to visit. In front are canons of British time. The ticket is 10 dirhams, but you come to know about history and old culture of the Emirates

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Inam K
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Very nice place to visit to learn more about the past of Sharjah and its people, culture and history. Visited this place with family and enjoy a lot. There are cafes nearby but toilet is a bit of a challenge - not available. You can...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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