Explore the archaeological center of Mleiha

Summary

Visit Mleiha for an adventure deep into the deserts of Sharjah where you can uncover the secrets of the region’s ancient Bedouin culture.

  • Art & Culture

  • Outdoor and nature

City

  • Sharjah

Amenities

  • Arabic

  • Disabled access

  • English

  • Indoors

  • Outdoors

  • Parking available

Description

Embark on a journey back through time and experience the history of traditional Emirati life.
Venture deep into the deserts of Sharjah and uncover the secrets of the region’s ancient Bedouin culture through intriguing information, exhilarating recreational activities and breath-taking natural landscapes. Discover something unique every time with our ongoing excavation programme, which ensures there’s always a new treasure waiting to be unearthed.

This new visitor attraction in the Emirate of Sharjah blends history, nature and culture with exceptional quality and warm hospitality to create a unique leisure experience in a spectacular natural setting.

Meliha is a story that’s still being told so come and discover the undiscovered.

Nowhere else in the United Arab Emirates can you discover such important historical sites. A visit to Mleiha allows you to step back in time and learn a whole host of information about the settlers in the region during the Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Bronze, Iron, pre-Islamic, Islamic and modern ages, and discovering these ages advantages including their:

• History
• Social order
• Rituals
• Diet
• Pathologies
• Hardships
• Trade and commerce
• International influence on pottery design, art and jewellery

What you need to know

Take a Coffee break in Mleiha Cafe Before continuing your adventure to explore the nearby attractions. The Cafe serves snacks and soft drinks as well. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of Fossil Rock Mountain whilst relaxing in the lounge seating areas.

Working Hours:
Saturday-Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Available Weekly

  • Everyday

Available during the:

  • Afternoon (12:00 - 17:00)

  • Morning (06:00 - 12:00)

Duration

  • 1 to 4 hours

Suitable for

  • Couples

  • Families

  • Friends

  • Solo

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Open now
09:00 - 19:00
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  • Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
  • Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
  • Friday 09:00 - 21:00
  • Saturday 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sunday 09:00 - 19:00

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