Apart from offering quality accommodation and good food we are also known for the facilities to keep you indulged and make your trip a wholesome experience. Our state-of-the-art fitness centre allows you to continue your fitness schedule while our inviting swimming pool offers an ambience where you can relax with your favourite beverage and relax or simply take a dip to stretch your muscles. To complete your trip and make it the most memorable one hereâ€™s a guide for you of the must visit places in close proximity to Hotel Aryana.
The Sharjah Art Museum has a collection of modern and contemporary art by artists from United Arab Emirates and other Middle Eastern countries. It is a popular venue that hosts a number of exhibitions throughout the year. It is one of the largest Art Museums in the United Arab Emirates and features a permanent collection that includes valuable artwork of HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah and works by artists who painted the Arab world.
The main attraction is the artworks by 18th century artists who visited the Middle East and painted down their fascination which was basically influenced by the natural environment, architecture and the culture of the region. From Saturday â€“ Thursday it is open from 8am-8pm and on Fridays it is only open from 4pm-8pm.
Sharjah is a shopping paradise for the shopaholics. The Central Market in Sharjah is the most famous landmark in the city as tourists flock here to grab a souvenir. It is also an architectural marvel as its intricate blue tile work on the exterior is appreciated by all the visitors. It has also earned it the nickname â€˜the Blue Soukâ€™. There are approximately 600 shops in the Central Market with specific sections for gold and jewellery, perfume, clothing, food, electronics and gift items.
The top floor of the Central Market gives a feeling of an authentic Arabian bazaar with vendors selling antiques, carpets, Omani and Yemeni jewellery and an array of exotic souvenirs. From Saturday-Thursday it is open from 9am-1pm and 4pm-11pm while on Fridays it is open from 9am-12 noon and 4pm-11pm.
The Sharjah Aquarium was opened in the year 2008 to offer a unique experience of the marine life to its visitors. If you are in Sharjah it is a must visit destination as it gives you an opportunity to explore the fascinating hidden world of the deep blue sea along with its amazing inhabitants. Observe these beautiful creatures up-close and remain awestruck at the creation of Mother Nature. It also gives you a lot of information about the local marine biosphere and about Sharjahâ€™s historic coasts and ports.
The Sharjah Aquarium features more than 150 species that include the beautiful clownfish, seahorses, moray eels, sea rays and reef sharks. It is open from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm from Saturday to Thursday and on Fridays it is open from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm.
Al Majaz Waterfront is an expansion and beautification of the existing park, going above and beyond merely extending greenery in order to enhance this family-friendly leisure area, a waterfront landmark of Sharjah
Spread over a wide expanse, Al Montazah is touted as Sharjah’s first-ever family entertainment destination, with the first of its kind water park among a host of other amusement and recreational attractions. Envisioned to be the epitome of ‘happiness’ for families, the park lies on an island right in the heart of the emirate, stretching against the scenic backdrop of Sharjah’s picturesque skyline. Despite fun being our first priority, Al Montazah boasts as well the best international safety standards from high aesthetic values and world-class infrastructure. Care for the environment and the varying needs for leisure in a relaxed ambience are the hallmarks of Sharjah’s new destination for family recreation.
Al Qasba has become the premier tourism, cultural, business, and entertainment landmark within the Emirate of Sharjah. Its most distinctive features are its one kilometre-long manmade canal and the 60-metre high Ferriswheel, the Eye of the Emirates Wheel. Managed by the Al Qasba Development Authority, an affiliate of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Al Qasbaâ€™s unique architectural design includes pedestrian bridges across the canal and boats to take visitors onto the adjoining Khalid and Al Khan lagoons. It also features the state-of-the-art Masrah Al Qasba, a 250-seat theatre, winner of LEAF Award 2012 in Refurbishment of the Year category, which hosts a plethora of events, including artistic, musical, film, theatrical, and poetry performances, as well as conferences and summits on a regular basis.
Al Noor Island is a destination set to become a treasured icon of Sharjah.Located in Khalid Lagoon, the island was designed to be a place that sparks creativity and encourages arts.
Al Noor Island is an exceptional scenic destination on Khalid Lagoon designed by multimedia artist AndrÃ© Heller and built on an area of 28,000 square meters, Al Noor Island is composed of two structuressurrounded by trees, plants and flowers, at the center of the water.