Al Noor Island is located on the Khalid Lagoon in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Al Noor Island won the Architecture Award in 2016 for innovatively presenting a unique design.

The project consists of two main components: the main building itself and the adjoining, independent village. The primary purpose is to provide accommodation for students and professionals.

The main building consists of two types of units, including a traditional wooden house for the families of students, and two large open-plan, student housing blocks. Each block contains four separate self-contained units. The design was developed for maximum natural light to help with learning.

It Was The Winner Of The Architectural Institute Of Europe’s International Housing Prize 2015. It Was Also Shortlisted For The Same Prize The Previous Year In 2014.

The project was designed by a team of six young architects, including the main architect, Oussama Hajj.

1. Al Noor Island Butterfly House

Sharjah City Al Noor Island Family

Over 500 butterflies live on Al Noor Island in the Butterfly House, where visitors can observe the diverse life on the tropical island and feed the butterflies. The centre was launched in 2008.

Interact With Over 500 Species Of Exotic Butterflies In Their Natural Habitat

Al-Noor Island Cultural Village was constructed to represent different cultures and civilizations. Visitors will feel immersed into the Arab cultures.

Al-Noor Island Cultural Village is a part of the Al Noor Island project, which is the largest and one of the most popular in Sharjah. The project began in 2006, and is set to open in 2008.

2. Al Noor International Stadium

Al Noor International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Sharjah, designed by British architect Ian Ritchie. It has a capacity of 20,000 people. The stadium is equipped with floodlights and a retractable roof. The construction began in June 2006, and it was officially opened in February 2009.

3. Sharjah City Al Noor Island Family

From the iconic Torus to the walk-in OVO art installation, these modern pieces by London-based Studio Nel, are set amidst the Arabian Gulf city of Sharjah’s pristine white sands and palm-fringed beaches.

The Art of Arabia.The exhibition by contemporary painter Abdulnabi Al-Qassimi has already attracted huge interest, with many visitors leaving the exhibition inspired and refreshed. Read more here…

Sharjah Is An Island Of The Arabian Gulf, Whose Unique Geographical Location Makes It A Major Tourist And Cultural Destination In The Arab World. The City Has An Estimated Population Of 1 Million + And Is Growing Rapidly.

There is a distinct culture in Sharjah where people take care of the environment and the culture around them.The art scene is very active and we are privileged to be part of it

4. Sharjah was the first municipality in the UAE

The region launched a public art programme, known as SHARJAH LANDMARKS. The aim was to showcase culture, heritage and the history of Sharjah.Read more here.

5. The National Museum of Sharjah (SARAM)

Is a part of the Sharjah Museum and Culture that represents

Sharjah’s Rich Cultural Heritage, Offering A Large Spectrum Of Cultural Heritage Items To Visitors And Residents Of Sharjah, And Visitors To The Region And The World At Large.

Sharjah, UAE. We are located in the UAE and situated in the Northern Region of UAE and close to the borders with Saudi Arabia and Oman and is one of the few cities that can be considered as a city of art. We are in the middle of a desert and mountains and our water resources are well. Sharjah is known as the pearl of the desert and the only true City of Gold.

6. Al Noor Island Nature Culture

With various cushioned sitting areas, this serene cafe in Dubai is a lovely oasis. Offering an array of delicious meals and treats from the menu, this cafe is an all-round choice.

7. Noor Island

One of the many places of interest in Dubai is Noor Island, a place famous for its pristine clear water.

Visitors can swim and fish or just relax on the sand and watch the locals play the traditional sport of Qash.

The island is popular with day visitors and it is possible to arrange a guided tour of the island with a qualified English-speaking guide.

The Tour Usually Takes 2-3 Hours. The Tours To The Island Are Available In The Day And At Night.

The night tours are suitable for those who are not afraid of getting a bit wet.

There are a number of other places of interest in Dubai that are easy to visit. There are also numerous activities for children and teenagers.