Sharjah is one of the 7 emirates of United Arab Emirates. This is one of the smallest Emirates. The authorities in Sharjah still follow the Muslim law and is enforced much effectively than in other emirates. One has to be very careful while in this Emirate. Men should wear full Pants and no sleeveless T-Shirts. Ladies should wear proper covered cloths. On the lighter side, this Emirate is very good for shopping and has a lake where many families gather in the evenings for picnics, chats or evening exercise. Parking is a problem so a taxi is best although most of the shopping malls have covered parking facility. Alcohol consumption is banned in this Emirate. Sharjah is 25 minutes drive away from Dubai, so most of the tourist make Sharjah a location for day visit and head back to Dubai for the parties.
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