Located right between Al Wahda Street (E11) and King Faisal Street, Abu Shagara is a community living in the central Sharjah region. Along with the famous Abu Shagara Park in the center, the area has car parks, car workshops, shopping centers and supermarkets. The community has many residential buildings with a few affordable living quarters. According to the Annual Sharjah Property Market Report 2020, the region is one of the most popular places in Sharjah for renting affordable flats. The bustling Abu Shagara community is primarily made up of central residential buildings. Citizens can find almost anywhere within local boundaries. The family-friendly neighbor has restaurants, temples, gymnasiums and salons within walking distance from the residential buildings. Another benefit of staying in Abu Shagara is its proximity to popular entertainment venues and supermarkets in the city.
Abu Shagara offers a variety of apartments and the area mainly has central residential buildings. From studios to 3 bedrooms, living rooms have a variety of renovations. It is a hot spot for investors too, mainly due to the price and quality of the buildings offered in Abu Shagara. The rental accommodation in Abu Shagara is diverse and offers an easy way of life for its residents. Most residential buildings have security systems, feed staff, backup generators and swimming pools. Both furnished and uncluttered apartments in the area confirm their prices. Interested investors can check out the buildings at Al Sadek 1 and the Budaniq Building. Dar Al Aman and Bavaria Building are also popular residential buildings based on user-generated views on the website. Compiling the list, Saleh Bin Saleh Al Hamadi is one of the best rental apartments in Abu Shagara.
TRANSPORT AND PARKING
Residents have access to parking spaces within residential buildings. However parking in some neighborhoods can be a problem as there are only a few parking spaces. On the other hand, public transportation in Abu Shagara is easier because of the many bus stops from time to time. Most bus stations are located on King Faisal Street, north of the community. If you want to catch a taxi instead that is very easy.
Supermarkets in Abu Shagara are located in almost every corner making food easy for all residents. Here, one can find a few of the most visited supermarkets in Sharjah including the Sharjah Co-operative Society. It is the first market to go to many homes and works from a long time within the community. The Spinney store is located behind Crystal Plaza on King Faisal Road. Smaller restaurants such as Al Urooj Grocery or Al Urooj Supermarket as it is called, Al Mustashar Grocery and Al Madinah Al Khadhra Grocery can be found in Abu Shagara. Citizens can find a variety of products at City Center Supermarket or as it is also known as New City Center Supermarket, Choitrams and Venicia Supermarket. Apart from this, Al Madina Supermarket, Kraz Supermarket, Amber Supermarket and a few others are available to the public.
CHURCHES, TEMPLE AND MOSQUES
Abu Shagara Muslims are evenly distributed. These include the Habbab Ibn Al Munther Mosque, the Al Bara’a Ibn Malik Mosque and the Al Salam Mosque. Also, the famous Al Noor Mosque is a short distance from Abu Shagara. Built with ancient Ottoman-inspired designs, the most visited mosque is characterized by its fascinating craftsmanship. The place of worship is one of the most popular tourist attractions. The beautiful mosque also has guided tours organized by the Sharjah Center for Cultural Communication. Members of the Christian community can find several churches nearby. A group of local churches in Al Yarmook is about 10 minutes from Abu Shagara. This includes the Catholic Church St. Michael, the Russian Orthodox Church and the Anglican Church of St. As for the temples, they are not in the Sharjah at the moment. However, residents can visit Shiva Temple and Shrinath Ji Temple in Dubai. Getting to the temples from Abu Shagara to the Bur Dubai area will take about 25 minutes. Sikh Gurudwara and Sindhi Gurdarbar are also a few temples in Bur Dubai.
One can find a few kindergartens and schools near Abu Shagara, focusing on neighboring communities. For young children, parents can decide between Al Lulu Nursery and Al Farha Nursery; both are far apart. One can also reach a few high schools in Sharjah India in a short drive. Following the Indian curriculum, the Sharjah Indian School is 6 to 10 minutes drive away from the area. Next to it is Happy Home English School, which follows the British Curriculum. Apart from this, parents can also choose Progressive English School and Radiant School in the nearby Al Yarmook community. In higher education, the Emirates Institute for Banking & Financial Study is a long way off. In addition, University of Sharjah University universities are available for about 20 minutes by car. One can find a variety of well-known universities including American University of Sharjah, University of Sharjah and Skyline University College.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS
Aster Clinic, Thumbay Clinic and Dr Ashok Menon Medical Center are all available to the public. There is also Right Medical Center which provides specialized health care services including dentistry, plastic surgery, gynecology and obstetrics. There are several hospitals near Abu Shagara. This includes Medcare and Sharjah Corniche Hospital, both of which are known for providing premium medicine.
There are few shopping centers in the area, while locals can also find supermarkets near Abu Shagara. The 4-story center for mixed use, Mega Mall Sharjah, is 7 minutes by car from the public. The mall has local and international brands as well as restaurants, a family theme park and a cinema. City Center Sharjah has another shopping mall near the residents. Within 10 minutes, the mall offers a wide range of high-end sales options. Located on King Faisal Street, residents can also visit the Safe Market to shop.
You can find various restaurants in Abu Shagara including many Asian and South Asian restaurants. The Indian restaurant Malabar Regency Restaurant attracts many diners every day. Other restaurants include Kamat Restaurant, Bab Abu Shagarah Restaurant and Cancun Restaurant. Apart from this, Shakespeare and Co and the Lebanese restaurant Zaroob are a long way off. For a bite or a quick snack, residents can also head to McDonald’s, Dunkin Donuts, Pizza Hut and Krispy Kreme within 10 minutes by car.
Beaches near Abu Shagara include Al Khan Beach and Al Mamzar Beach Park. Al Khan Beach is located near Abu Shagara, 14 minutes away by car. The beach offers a variety of sports activities including kite surfing, banana boat rides, parasailing rides and water sports. Not only this, but visitors can also enjoy a variety of new foods and drinks while relaxing on the beach. Al Mamzar Beach is preferred for opposition and grinding and is about 20 minutes from Abu Shagara. There are many fun activities in Al Mamzar Beach Park for children and adults alike.