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Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971 6 569 4561
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Ranked #16 of 54 Attractions in Sharjah
Type: Museums
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Belper, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

A calligraphy is so important in Islam (they don't do pictures/icons) this museum is truly amazing, seeing how only word can be used in both a dramatic and artistic way

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Set in one of the most beautifully restored villas in the Heritage area, this is a fascinating gallery. Arabic calligraphy is an art in itself and this exhibition is a superb example of its different styles.

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Beautiful calligraphy examples! It was a great experience to see all of this beautiful script!. It is worth the time.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Calligraphy Museum, this elegant Arabic symbols attracted my attention for already long time. More than worth to be visited for those who would like to get to know and see more about origin and beauty of arabic language and the state-of-the-art techniques of writting process. From the first step you'll enter the room which reminds home-library with its size, furniture... More

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Southport
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We arrived on holiday to tour the cultural site of Sharjah. this place is more like a library, peacefull and I enjoyed looking around my wife and I thought it was great. Problem was just getting to this place taxi drivers are clueless so be prepared to navigate also its is by the fort and it has blisering hot court... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful place, Free entry. A nice place to spend your leisure time appreciating the artistry of the strokes. There are also some contemporary art, few books on calligraphy.

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Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

This museum is very good for me since I adore Arabic calligraphy art. It displays many original pieces for a lot of artisits from all over the Arab and Muslim world.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

It was the first time I got to enter a calligraphy museum. It is good but all you would need is less than 30 minutes considering that it is a small one.

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