(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) Published: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 5:26 PM
Last updated: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 5:43 PM
Sharjah has been listed as one of the world's greatest places to visit in 2023 by TIME magazine. The Emirate was honoured with the title 'Emirati Cultural Capital' by the US publication in a list that features 50 extraordinary global destinations to explore.
Bordering on the south of Dubai, the traditional emirate is recognised as Cultural Capital of the Arab World by Unesco in 1998, a report in the magazine stated.
sharjah focuses on retaining its emirati heritage , through its unique architecture and culture, the report further said.
The Sharjah Art Foundation champions creativity through a series of exhibitions. This year's sharjah art biennial and the second edition of Sharjah Architecture Triennial are both designed to cultivate public engagement. Art installations and performance will be held across 18 venues for the biennial from February to June, and the triennial will bring artists and designers together throughout the year. uae, sharjah rent, rent contracts in sharjah, how to rent in sharjah, rent requirements, lessor card, how to get lessor card in sharjah, sharjah municipality
Other destinations from the region included in the list are The Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, which offers visitors water-based activities along its 125-mile stretch of pristine coastline will include mangrove kayaking, sailing among 90 islands, snorkeling and diving among other activities; Aqaba, Jordan for its stunning landscape which appeared as the planet Arrakis in the sci-fi movie Dune; Giza and Saqqara, Egypt for its famed pyramids. Other World's Greatest Places of 2023:
Tampa, Florida Willamette Valley, Oregon Rio Grande, P. R. Tucson, Arizona Yosemite National Park, California Bozeman, Montana Washington, D.C. Vancouver Churchill, Manitoba Dijon, France Pantelleria, Italy Naples, Italy Aarhus, Denmark St. Moritz, Switzerland Barcelona Timisoara, Romania Sylt, Germany Berat, Albania Budapest Vienna Brisbane, Australia Kangaroo Island, Australia Dominica Mexico City Guadalajara, Mexico Torres del Paine National Park, Chile Pantanal, Brazil Medellín, Colombia Ollantaytambo, Peru Roatán, Honduras Ladakh, India Mayurbhanj, India Kyoto Nagoya, Japan Isan, Thailand Phuket, Thailand Jeju Island, South Korea Luang Prabang, Laos Chyulu Hills, Kenya Musanze, Rwanda Rabat, Morocco Dakar, Senegal Loango National Park, Gabon Freetown Peninsula, Sierra Leone Jerusalem Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia
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