Sharjah is a famous tourist place mostly noticed for its large number of parks available in this city. Sharjah includes more than 50 parks situated downtown which are a vast tourist attraction. Park in Sharjah is a perfect spot for family-friendly things to do, locals, families, and singles used the parks for their daily strolls. Now we look at some of the parks in Sharjah.
Sharjah National Park
The National Park is the largest park in Sharjah, the area is 630,000 square meters. This park is an inspiration of the European parks but you can feel Middle Eastern feet. It is one of the best spots for a family gathering to have picnics and some other leisure activities. The park has some big playgrounds, a big jungle gym, and a lush greenery place with all types of facilities. The park is well-known for its barbeque options. People using the barbeque facility just need to bring their own coal. Moreover, small canteens are all over the park. Visitors can also rent a bike to move over the park.
Al Ittihad Square Park
The park is situated in the middle of Sharjah’s two specific iconic landmarks, the King Faisal Mosque and the Sharjah Souk. With a huge number of green landscapes and planted date palms, Al Ittihad Square Park in Sharjah is a relaxing place for people of different ages. This park is free for the public and you can get access to the park whenever you want, don’t need to worry about buying a ticket.
As a recommendation, the best time for visiting the park is from 07:00 am to 11:00 am or hours before and after sunset. It is also popular among all types of BBQ parks in Sharjah. And people go to Al Ittihad Square Park to enjoy a relaxing picnic, a walk or jog, or even a morning yoga session in the park.
Al Majaz Park
The Al Majaz Park is a blend of some interesting activities that offer to both kids and senior citizens, it was opened by the Investment and Development Authority of Sharjah in 2010. This wonderful park in Sharjah is a reflection of the rich cultural heritage of the city and its area is about 231,000 square feet.
The Waterfront which is located in the extension of Al Majaz adds to the attractiveness of the park. This waterfront is a friendly area that is created for the reason of relaxing with an audio-video dancing fountain, mini golf, and many eateries. It also is a place for arranging a wide variety of concerts, festivals, and events during the year which makes it a tourist lover.
Sharjah Desert Park
Located in Al Dhaid, Sharjah Desert Park is a haven for families to have a fun day. This park provided four main sections. The first section is the natural history and botanical museum where visitors can learn all the information about understanding the wide nature of the fauna and flora of the Arabian Peninsula. The second section is Arabia Wildlife Centre which has some special animals like the Arabian leopard and other special creatures in the nearest viewing. The third section is Children’s Farm where children can feed their favorite, furry, innocent animals and spend some time with them. And the fourth section is the Breeding Centre for Endangered Arabian Wildlife which enhances public awareness about the survival of Endangered species.
Al Montazah Park
Al Montazah Park is among the finest family-friendly parks in Sharjah which provides a variety of ideal activities for a dreamy vacation. It also has an enjoyment park and a water park which is receiving the Sharjah Tourism Excellence Award in 2014 and is known as the greatest new tourist attraction in the United Arab Emirates. On the other hand, its fame in the recent past attracts travelers from all over the world. Al Montazah Park provides more than 500 parking, disability bays, and other additional facilities and services.
Green Belt Ladies Park
There aren’t a lot of parks in Sharjah devoted to women. The Green Belt Park provides a closed and safe place for women to relax and exercise in nature. The park is enormous, it is more than 137 thousand square meters, and there are over 200 trees which are planted all over it. For entrancing to this Ladies’ park, you should prepare a pass that can be easily gained by a nominal yearly charge.
Just women, girls, and under 7 years boys are allowed to enter the area. Green Belt Park in Sharjah is equipped with free exercise tools, some playgrounds for children, and a jogging path for others. The park also has a cafeteria, two restaurants, a prayer room for women, fountains, a water lake, and restrooms. There also is a huge open theatre with a capacity is two hundred and fifty. There are four main entrances on four different sides of the park.
Al Darari Park
Between Al Darari and Al Darrare is where the Al Darari park is located in Sharjah and its height is 13 meters. It is situated southwest of Al Tala and south of Al Khezamia Park. This park is famous for its interconnection of parks. It is also considered a vast tourist spot and rated extremely by travelers to its attractive and conventional atmosphere which is an important factor for the Asian culture.
Al Fayha park
Al Fayha park is located in Ibn Khaldoun Street in Halwan Suburb. This lovely family park in Sharjah is frequently visited by people who are living in Al Yarmook apartments or the inhabitants of Al Fayha. Because of its soccer fields and basketball court, this park is a perfect spot for kids. They can both play and do the exercise. It is also a common sight for adults to go for an early morning jog and people workout. The perfect location of the park offers a comfortable and fresh environment for people who would like to go for a just outdoor picnic or even a simple early morning workout.
Plenty of facilities like separated jogging and cycling paths usually bring many travelers and locals to Corniche park to have a picnic or spend a happy evening. The Corniche is well linked with the city. A particular thing that can be mentioned for this park is the variety of food that is available here which makes it the best selection for foodies in Sharjah. An iconic landmark, Al Noor Mosque is located along the Buhaira Corniche park, which is linked with a footbridge to the mainland of Buhaira Corniche which makes it the main attraction of this park. Apart from these, the Novo cinemas are also popular for tourists which are close to this park. All these things and other facilities make Buhaira Corniche park an interesting weekend getaway for the people who live in or travel to Sharjah, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi.
Rolla Square Park
Rolla Square Park is located in Rolla Area and is a suitable place for tenants of Rolla Area apartments. Same as most public parks in Sharjah, this park is well-cared and the best choice for family entertainment. Its massive trees and long pieces of fresh-cut grasses make it an excellent spot for people of all ages in Sharjah.
There are several playgrounds for children spread around the area and many people bring their children to this park every evening. So, consider this, the park is busy in the evening. The best part of this park is its beautiful fountain.