ABOUT Al SOOR
Al Soor is a small residential community in Sharjah. Relatively a quieter part of Al Rolla, it offers modest accommodation in the middle of the city. It is home to the King Faisal Mosque, Round Park, Al Ittihad Park and Al Soor Textile Market. The green area next to the aforementioned parks is known as Al Soor Square. One can spot a few residential and commercial buildings in Al Soor. The residential developments offer 1 to 3-bedroom apartments at affordable prices.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Located in Al Rolla Area, Sharjah
- Features low-rise residential buildings
- Close to King Faisal Mosque
- Houses Round Park and Al Ittihad Park
- Offers 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units
- Properties are available for rent
Al Soor is a vibrant community featuring residential buildings and commercial offices. It has urban amenities and leisure options such as retail stores, hypermarkets, shopping malls and parks. One can also spot plenty of mosques at small intervals.
Properties in AL SOOR
Apartments in Al Soor can have 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms. Even though not luxurious, these residential options provide a comfortable living experience.
The covered area of a 1-bedroom apartment ranges from 700 sq. ft. to 800 sq. ft. These flats have a bedroom and one bathroom with a bathtub and tiling. Residents can also find a well-fitted kitchen and a wide balcony offering community views.
A 2-bedroom flat in Al Soor has covered areas ranging from 1,000 sq. ft. to 1,900 sq. ft. Besides the two bedrooms and well-maintained bathrooms, one can find a well-fitted kitchen and a spacious balcony.
A spacious 3-bedroom apartment has covered areas of 1,350 sq. ft. Residents can find three bedrooms along with two bathrooms, a well-designed kitchen with fitted cabinets and a balcony.
RENTAL Trends in AL SOOR
Apartments for rent in Al Soor are available in three configurations. The rent of a 1-bedroom unit ranges from AED 17k to AED 22k. One can rent a 2-bedroom apartment in Al Soor for AED 25k to AED 30k. For a 3-bedroom unit, the rent goes up to AED 35k.
Transportation and Parking Spaces in Al SOOR
Parking in Al Soor is easily available in the building. Each apartment gets at least one parking slot. Similarly, street parking is available for visitors.
Public Transportation in AL SOOR
As for public transportation in Al Soor, buses E303, E303A, E306, E307 and E400 serve the community. The nearest bus stop is King Faisal Road, Gold Souq (Old).
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Supermarkets in AL SOOR
There are several supermarkets in Al Soor. Al Waheeda Supermarket, New Al Madina Supermarket and Al Zaharia Supermarket are a 5-minute drive away. Creek Supermarket LLC is located in Sharjah Plaza Hotel. The store stocks fresh fruits and vegetables, grocery items as well as other household items.
Darb Al Madina Supermarket, Sahra Al Madina Supermarket and Al Mahattah Supermarket are some other popular stores in the vicinity.
Churches, Temples and Mosques in Al SOOR
Churches near Al Soor are in the community of Al Yarmook. These include the Russian Orthodox Church, Church of God, Good Shepherd Nepali Church and Apostolic Malayalam Church. Since these churches are clustered together, they are an 8-minute drive away.
The well-known mosque developed in the 1980s, King Faisal Mosque, is located within the community. It is a huge mosque featuring spacious prayer halls and numerous parking spaces. Other mosques in the vicinity are Al Aziz Mosque, Al Eman Mosque, Ibn Othaimeen Mosque and Bani Shaibah Mosque. All of these are located at a walking distance from Al Soor.
Schools and Universities in Al SOOR
Residents can find a few reputable nurseries in the neighbouring communities. Al Farha Nursery, Al Lulu Nursery and Al Khan Nursery are a 10-minute drive away. Al Farha Nursery caters to kids aged 4 months to 4 years. Other nurseries near Al Soor are Al Aman Nursery, Al Khaleej Nursery and Bluebells Nursery.
Popular schools near Al Soor are Al Qasimiya Primary School, Emirates Private School and Progressive English School at a 5-minute drive away. Those who are interested in learning music can head to Kalabhavan Sharjah.
Clinics and Hospitals in Al Soor
Those who require medical attention can find several clinics near Al Soor. Access Clinic Rolla in Adnic Tower is a 4-minute drive away. Other clinics in the vicinity include Doctors Medical Centre, Deepa Clinic and Al Shrooq Polyclinic. All of these are a 5-minute drive away.
Thumbay Hospital, Central Private Hospital and Zulekha Hospital are a 10-minute drive from Al Soor.
Al Soor is located within Rolla Area and houses several attractions such as Rolla Square Park and Souq Al Rolla. On the south-western side, you will find the quiet community of Al Qasimia that offers numerous apartments for rent. Other neighbouring areas include Al Mahatah and Al Jubail.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls in AL SOOR
As for malls near Al Soor, Residents can head to Rolla Mall which is just a 6-minute drive away.
Mega Mall Sharjah is also located nearby. It is a four-storey mall with fashion, electronics and retail stores. One can also enjoy the food at the food court or watch movies at the multi-screen cinema.
Local shops in the vicinity include Lausanne Jewellery, Mashalla Jewellery and Lulu Grocery.
Restaurants in AL Soor
One can find several budget-friendly restaurants in Al Soor. A fast-food restaurant, Falafil Al Rabiah Al Khadra is located at a walking distance. A popular Syrian restaurant, Aroos Damascus Restaurant is also located in the vicinity. Other eateries in proximity include Addis Ababa City Restaurant that serves Ethiopian cuisine, Vandana Restaurant that serves Indian vegetarian dishes and Dar Al Rajwah Restaurant that offers Middle Eastern specialities.
Those in search of exclusive dining options can head to Gazebo Restaurant and Blue Heron Restaurant that are a 10-minute drive away.
BEACHES NEAR Al Soor
Talking about beaches near Al Soor, the closest is Sharjah Beach. It is a good picnic spot for families away from the hustle-bustle of the city at a 12-minute drive. Other beaches in the vicinity include Al Khan Beach and Al Mamzar Beach. Both of these are situated at about a 10-minute drive.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The community houses some popular landmarks. King Faisal Mosque has historical importance along with an amazing architecture; it was developed in the 1980s. The grand mosque features huge praying area and attracts a lot of tourists every year.
Mahatta Museum is known for restoring the emirate’s culture and heritage. Other museums in Sharjah including Al Eslahs School Museum, Sharjah Art Foundation and Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, are a 10-minute drive away.
Al Montazah Park and Rolla Clock Tower are also popular attractions in the vicinity.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There are several parks for outdoor activities in Al Soor. The community houses the popular Al Ittihad Park and Round Park. Al Ittihad Park is an ideal place for fitness or a fun day out with family. There are walking/running tracks and play area for kids amidst all the greenery. Other nearby parks include Central Souq Park, Mahatah Park and The Grand Avenue Park.
The area is filled with fitness centres and gyms. Sir Al Saha Fitness is a 5-minute drive away. Universal Sports Club, Al Shiaar Al Thahabi Gym and Fit n Minutes are also located in the proximity.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The community is small but has plenty of amenities for a happy living. Affordable properties in the neighbourhood attract plenty of residents.
FAQs about Al SOOR
Where is Al Soor located?
It is located in Rolla Area , Sharjah near King Faisal Street.
- A busy area dominated by residential buildings
- Houses King Faisal Mosque, Al Ittihad Park and Round Park