SAT Tours 04: Al Shuwaiheen
Time & Date: 5:00 pm, Saturday, April 23 2022
Meeting point: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Al Shuwaiheen
Tour 04 starts in the Al Shuwaiheen neighborhood running parallel to the southern shore of the creek and made up the bulk of Sharjah town till the early 1960s, where we can still see parts of the original city souk and examples of traditional Khaleeji courtyard housing. Then we transect several key urban spaces and projects, including the modern Bank Street buildings, to finish the tour in the lesser-known residential neighborhood of Um Altaraffa.
COVID-19 safety measures: Please note that in line with government health and safety guidelines, everyone is required to wear masks during the tour and keep a safe distance from others at all times.
Bait Obaid Al Shamsi - Historic
Bait Al Serkal - Historic
Souk Al Shanasiyah - Reconstructed (2014)
Al Hisn Sharjah - Reconstructed (1997)
Córdoba and Granada buildings (1979)
Majlis Square - Demolished
Rolla Clock Tower (1983)
Rolla Square (1979)
Formerly British Bank of the Middle East (1972)
Original Al Qasimiyah School - Demolished
The Platform (2019)