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Quran Roundabout

Al Wahda St, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Great architecture

This Quran roundabout is beautiful with so many nice buildings. It is definitely worth the drive to... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2018
Ramadama
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New Providence, New Jersey
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Quran roundabout

Located at Al Wanda street ,Sharjah, the Quran roundabout has different names like book... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
Inam K
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“underpass” (2 reviews)
“government” (2 reviews)
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Al Wahda St, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This Quran roundabout is beautiful with so many nice buildings. It is definitely worth the drive to appreciate the Islamic architecture in the city.

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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Located at Al Wanda street ,Sharjah, the Quran roundabout has different names like book roundabout, cultural roundabout. There is a sculpture of the Quran in the middle lawn .several grand buildings are surrounding the roundabout.

4  Thank Inam K
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

While having our dubai trip we had to pass through this roundabout mutiple times and its so beautiful. There is mosque and some government offices around, but the Arabic architecture is so beautiful. Garden in the round about is well maintained.

Thank Nikkukhan
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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Big, spacious and meticulously well maintained place in Sharjah with few monumental buildings built around it (government building, opera house, mosque). In the middle there's nice looking sculpture of Quran. Worth taking few photos while passing by.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

The Quran was designed by a Spanish architect, who was also a close friend of Shaikh Dr Sultan, The name of the roundabout was also changed several times over the years, and has switched names from being the Book Roundabout to finally being named the...More

2  Thank lavender g
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Best place to test your driving skills, people on the left lanes want to go right and vice versa, pretty much like life itself

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Reviewed December 21, 2016

Everything about this roundabout is monumental: in one direction, looking out over the ornamental fountains, there is a huge mosque (closed to non-believers when we were there on a Friday); in another direction the Palace of the ruling family; in another direction the building housing...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

Symbolising the greatness of the book, reading is important and reminding visitors to read the Quran for answers to problems faced by humanity.

Thank Zaharah J
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Sharjah's Quran Roundabout is a large roundabout with a circular lawn in the centre, and there's a sculpture of the Quran in the middle of the lawn. Around this roundabout, there are several grand buildings - the Culture Palace, Sharjah Library, the Information & E...More

1  Thank akshayhiremath
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

This was a roundabout that was closed for over a year so they make the underpass. They changed the roads around it with wider ones but the Quran still remains in the centre of the beautiful architecture building surrounding it.

Thank Akbarkq
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