The Sharjah Central Market, or as it is called the Blue Market or the Islamic Market, was built in 1978.
It is considered one of the most beautiful and largest markets in the United Arab Emirates, with more than 600 shops and food destinations spread over an area of 80,000 square meters.
The center building has been designed in a professional way, its exterior, derived from Islamic architecture, will impress you, especially the arches and classic blue tiles.
The center consists of two wings connected by internal bridges, one overlooking Khalid Lake and the other the King Faisal Mosque. It is worth mentioning that its image was printed on the five Emirati dirham coin.
The market has been developed more than once during the past 40 years to keep pace with the evolution of life and architecture within the UAE.
Sharjah Central Market can be considered as a distinctive tourist attraction, as it attracts countless foreign tourists.
Sharjah Central Market includes a wide range of gold, carpet, furniture, clothing and electronic game stores, in addition to homeware, handicraft and perfume stores. Everything you want to buy will definitely be found inside the Central Market.