Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

City Sightseeing Sharjah Adds Two New Routes For The Emirate’s Light Festival

In keeping with its constant efforts to provide tourists and residents with prime opportunities to see Sharjah’s most impressive cultural features and events, two new routes have been added to City Sightseeing Sharjah during the eighth edition of the Sharjah Light Festival, which runs from February 7-17, 2018.

The hop-on, hop-off office service, launched by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) in collaboration with City Sightseeing Worldwide, will introduce a Blue Route, which begins at Central Souq and takes in Al Jubail Market, Heart of Sharjah, Sharjah Fort Museum, Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation, Radisson Blu Hotel, Cultural Square, Mega Mall, Gold Centre, ending at Al Mahatta Museum.

The new orange route also begins at the Central Souq and includes Al Noor Mosque, Al Buhaira Corniche, Al Majaz Waterfront, Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Al Montazah Amusement and Waterpark, Flag Island, Sharjah Aquarium and Maritime Museum and Al Qasba as the final stop.

Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, COO of Shurooq, said: “These two new routes will allow residents and visitors to enjoy the emirate’s most popular destinations at their best as the Sharjah Light Festival illuminates the sky with spectacular displays, highlighting the beauty of architecture and artistic designs of Arab and Islamic cultures.”