ABOUT KHALIFA STREET
Khalifa Street, also known as Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Street, is part of the Central District. Central District is a buzzing neighbourhood, which hosts multiple shops, cafes, restaurants and leisure attractions. Khalifa Street is situated between Al Murabaa, Al Mutarid and Al Jahili communities. The Khalifa Street offers 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments with splendid views of the community.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A popular shopping district in the city
- Located near Ali Bin Abi Taleb street and Abu Baker Al Siddiq Street
- Khalifa Street is near Al Mudeef Garden
Khalifa Street offers a family-friendly community feels to its residents with a few open spaces and multiple shopping options.
Popular points of interests in Khalifa Street are
- Al Mudeef Garden
- Town square
- Clock Tower
For outdoor activities, there are parks and gardens where kids can play. Adults can walk or jog to keep their fitness plans on track.
PROPERTIES IN KHALIFA STREET
Properties in Khalifa Street comprise 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom apartments with covered areas ranging from 1,200 sq. ft. to 3,212 sq. ft.
Khalifa Street offers modern apartments with attached bathrooms, large living rooms, electricity backup and service elevators. Some properties also come with a separate maid’s rooms and storage spaces.
- The rental prices of apartments in Khalifa Street range from AED 69k to AED 125k per year.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN KHALIFA STREET
Residents mostly travel in their own cars but those relying on public transportation can find Al Madina Petrol Station 2 bus stop, which is at a walking distance of 2 minutes from Khalifa Street.
There is no shortage of parking spaces in Khalifa Street for residents and for visitors as the area is a shopping hub of the city.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR KHALIFA STREET
There are several supermarkets near Khalifa Street and the nearest is the Lulu Hypermarket in Al Falah Plaza. It is only 600 m away from Khalifa Street. You can also find Safa Express and K.M Trading Supermarkets at a 1-minute distance from Khalifa Street.
MOSQUES NEAR KHALIFA STREET
Three mosques near Khalifa Street are a short walking distance away. In fact, you can reach them in less than a minute. The first is Mosque Darwich Bin Karam, second is the Al-Nawawi Mosque and lastly Sheikha Salama Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR KHALIFA STREET
Central District is a multicultural community which welcomes residents and visitors from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds. So one can expect to find numerous different places of worship near Khalifa Street.
You can find churches near Khalifa Street, at a distance of 7-minutes which includes Zion Church of GOD Al Ain, CSI Tamil Parish Church – Al Ain and Afrikaanse Gemeente Church Al - Ain.
Hindu residents will have to travel for about 90 minutes to visit BAPS Hindu Mandir.
SCHOOLS NEAR KHALIFA STREET
There are quite a few educational options near the community.
Nurseries near Khalifa Street include
- Golden Bell Nursery
- Al Ain Juniors Nursery
- Al Falah Nursery in Al Mu'tadid
Schools near Khalifa Street consist of
- Oud Al Tawba Primary School for Boys
- Al Siddique Primary School
- Hajer School
There are many schools near Khalifa Street, the closest one is Asma Bint Abi Baker Primary School, almost 550 m away. You can also find Al Nahyaniya School which is an 8-minute drive away and Future International School which is also an 8-minute drive from Khalifa Street.
Residents who want to pursue higher education can visit a couple of universities near Khalifa Street. The Al Ain University of Science and Technology is a 12-minute drive away and United Arab Emirates University is a 24-minute drive away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR KHALIFA STREET
Hospitals near Khalifa Street are:
- Burjeel Royal Hospital
Clinics near Khalifa Street consist of Al Bawadi Medical Centre, Manzil Health Care Centre, Al Dawaa Medical Centre and Sultan Medical Centre. All of these options can be reached in under 5 minutes. You can also find Sleep Disorder Specialized Clinic, at only a 3-minute drive from Khalifa Street. Experts here help people who suffer from sleep disorders.
Khalifa Street is located on the eastern end of Central District and is close to many residential communities and entertainment destinations.
Residential communities near Khalifa Street are
- Al Murabaa
- Al Mutarid
- Al Jahili
To the south of Khalifa Street you will find Al Mutawah, Leetag and Al Sarouj residential communities.
Entertainment destinations near Khalifa Street include
- Al Ain Oasis
- Al Jahili Fort
- Murabba Fort Park
Many leisure attractions such as Al Ain Oasis, a 1,200 hectre oasis with palm plantation and farming exhibits and Al Jahili Fort, a fort built in 1890 lie to the south of Khalifa Street. A Little to the west you can find Murabba Fort Park. It is a notable landmark built in 1948 by His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR KHALIFA STREET
There are a few malls near Khalifa Street and the closest is the Welcome Shopping Mall at a 6-minute drive away. It offers cheap and discounted items for sale. Other malls near Khalifa Street include:
- Al Ain Mall
- Emirates Commercial Complex
Al Ain Mall, one of the largest mall in Al Ain is known for the variety of shops and entertainment options. The mall features many local and international clothing outlets and features restaurants from around the world. Al Ain Mall also provides a hypermarket, 4-screen cinema, ice rink, Bowling City, Action Zone, Xtreme Laser Tag, Kiddie Kruzzer and much more.
While not a mall, Al Ajayeb Bazaar a small shopping centre of its own, situated at a distance of 6 minutes from Khalifa Street. The Bazaar offers groceries, electronic equipment, appliances and sports goods.
RESTAURANTS NEAR KHALIFA STREET
There are many restaurants near Khalifa Street such as:
- Al Areesh Restaurant
- Falcon Restaurant
- Bukhara Restaurant
Casual dining restaurants near Khalifa Street include Al Dewan restaurant, Pizza World, Sadaf Restaurant, Golden Sheep and Ibsais Sweet. You can also find a couple international joints such as McDonald’s, Hardee’s and Subway.
BEACHES NEAR KHALIFA STREET
Beaches near Khalifa Street are situated at a distance of 1 hour and 30 minutes. Popular beaches include Jumeirah Beach, JBR Beach, Marina Beach and Kite Beach. All beaches offer clear water, a picturesque view of the ocean and many restaurants.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are
- Al Ain Palace Museum
- Al Jahili Fort
- Action Zone
Khalifa Street is located close to Al Ain Palace Museum, which is a leisure attraction for families. Al Ain Palace Museum was once home to Late H.H. Sheikh Zayed and his family. It is now a symbol of historic importance in the area. Al Ain Palace Museum is also known for its Bedouin style architecture which dates back to 1937.
Then there is Jahili Fort, a popular leisure attraction. It is considered a cultural heritage as it is one of the largest forts in the UAE. Built in the 1890s, it features landscape gardens and there are a number of exhibition galleries.
You can also visit Action Zone, which is a children's amusement centre. It features multiple rides, video arcade games and virtual reality zones. The Action Zone is also a good place for events, birthday parties and other celebrations. The area also provides redemption games and prizes.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can keep fit at the
- Two parks
- Town Square
- Body Force Fitness Gym
Khalifa Street is close to two parks, Al Mudeef Garden and Jahili Park, where residents can engage in multiple outdoor activities such as jogging and walking. The Street is also near the Town Square, which offers a small musical fountain and many open places for families to sit and enjoy a relaxing picnic. Those residents who like to stay fit can join Body Force Fitness Gym.
Other gyms in the area include Al MASA Men Fitness LLC and Champion Karate Club gymnasium.
Salons and spas nearby include
- Karkafi Hair
- Al Feyafe Beauty Salon
- Sky Ladies Salon
Salons near Khalifa Street includes Karkafi Hair, which offers hair styling and hair extensions. You can visit Al Feyafe Beauty Salon, which specializes in hair and skincare. One can also visit Sky Ladies Salon, which is known for providing discounted rates on haircuts and facials.
Khalifa Street and Central District are popular for celebrating community events such as Eid, Holi, Christmas and more.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Khalifa Street located in the shopping and entertainment community of Central District. One thing to consider is that renting or owning a property in Khalifa Street is a bit difficult as it immediately sold or rented. As the sub-community offers budget-friendly apartments, so residents prefer to stay in the area as much as they can.
- Located close to Al Ain Mall
- Al Jahili Fort is just 9 minutes away by car
- Qasr Al Muwaiji is also a 12-minute drive away
- Al Ain International Airport is at a 26-minute distance