Khorfakkan Amphitheater..creating the tourist and cultural identity of the city

  • The amphitheater is fascinating with its surrounding mountain ranges
  • Designed in Arabic, Islamic and Roman style
  • A creative platform with a panoramic view of the coast and the mountain
  • It can accommodate 3500 people in an area of ​​1700 square meters

Khorfakkan: Muhamed El-Vasila
Cinematography: Ali Muhammed

“Amphitheater Khorfakkan” is an architectural icon and a special cultural and artistic platform, for which His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, chose a unique location overlooking Korniche Khorfakkan, which is known for its perfection in the country, with its charm and numerous ingredients that surround it. Magnificent mountain ranges.
The Khor Fakkan Amphitheater, which opened in late December 2020, is a masterpiece and a unique artistic and architectural jewel in the Emirate of Sharjah and in the country, and constitutes a qualitative addition to the cultural and artistic facilities in Sharjah, the capital of the world. culture and state, as its design came in Arabic, Islamic and Roman styles, where this magnificent achievement sits at the foot of Lady Mountain, overlooking the beach of the Gulf of Oman and attracting its visitors with its beauty and splendor breathless. of its creative application, showing the imagination of the innovator and the mastery of the port. The amphitheater, known as the “Khorfakkan Theater”, has become a cultural and tourist destination at the same time, surrounded by the aesthetics of nature. It has turned into a creative platform with a panoramic view that combines the coastal scene with the mountain, amazes. visitor with a special aesthetic combination.
design

The amphitheater can accommodate more than 3,500 people, embracing them in its building designed according to the latest international architectural standards, adopting an engineering style that includes a series of spacious stone steps in an area of ​​1,700 square meters and internal and external. the facades include 234 arches and 295 columns. It was equipped with the latest ventilation systems and advanced technical equipment, in terms of sound and lighting, which makes it an ideal place to host various shows and events.
After its opening, it became a tourist destination for visitors to the beautiful coastal city and a major platform to embrace artists and large groups from all over the world. It is also a stronghold of culture, thought and literature, through the seminars and advice of Ramadan that it has hosted during the last phase. What is amazing in the amphitheater are the open spaces with a stunning coastal view, which pushes all the visitors of the city to be eager to visit it and enjoy its unique beauty and ingenuity of design.
painting

The amphitheater embodies an outstanding painting and an impressive cultural landmark in the Emirate of Sharjah, with its privileged location, which allows visitors to see the nature of the city from the point of view of a semi-circular amphitheater, which makes his visit a wonderful addition to the tourist wealth, as it is an important object that is added to other objects, like the Al Rafisah Dam, part of the clouds and other monuments of Khorfakkan. The most amazing.
It also features outdoor courtyards designed with a unique architectural character, with wonderful decorative touches that make walking in it a pleasant experience for all family members, in addition to the availability of a convenient number of parking spaces near the runway and an area for visitors and vehicles, and everything needed near the main entrances, which are fenced A number of waiting places for the convenience of visitors.
Combined in one place, the amphitheater features a range of unique features, making it an extraordinary platform that combines the magic of nature, the grandeur of history and the splendor of art and culture.
tourist waterfall

To highlight the magnificent mythical painting of the amphitheater, he designed a large artificial waterfall 45 meters high and 11 meters wide near the stage. Designers tended to carve the waterfall into natural cliffs to simulate the view of natural waterfalls, providing a number of windows at the top of the waterfall, allowing visitors to enjoy the view of the water, which flows from the top of the waterfall. cave at the bottom of the mountain. In the evening, the magic of this mythical scene grows with the waterfall lighting with a range of wonderful lighting effects. The area was equipped with all facilities and services that guarantee visitors a pleasant passage, as the cave building includes a restaurant and cafe with a capacity of 80 people, as well as outdoor seating for 30 people. It is also possible to take a charming tour of the beach before enjoying the wonderful performances presented by the theater. The tourist waterfall is equipped with the latest technologies that can be used for tourist or professional purposes and in it can be organized many meetings or dialogue sessions. The waterfall is also connected to the amphitheater, with elevators and a walkway that allows visitors to enjoy two destinations.
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A number of Khorfakkan residents unanimously agreed that the amphitheater and mountain waterfall are among the extraordinary achievements that improve the Sharjah Emirates development project. It is an addition to the tourist and cultural facilities of the city and are two high platforms, where the public is flocking more and more towards them, to enjoy the beauty of achievement, the ingenuity of design and the modernity of implementation. At the same time, they constituted a significant addition to the city’s facilities, as Khorfakkan acquired within 3 years 12 distinguished and prominent tourist facilities, new platforms in the city’s development project package.
Khaled Al-Raisi believes that the amphitheater and waterfall were a quality addition to the city’s tourist and cultural facilities, as they were beautiful achievements. The city was adorned with the splendor of their beauty and after their inauguration, they constituted an essential option. for the tourist facilities of the city, which were made, as a result of the development projects of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, a platform for external and internal tourism and a beacon of culture and arts.
Unique project

Sami Al Badea says the amphitheater and waterfall are a source of pride for the Sharjah development project and a practical embodiment of the visions of His Highness, the Ruler of Sharjah and his pioneering project, as we are accustomed to exclusivity and distinction.
Bashayer Abdul Latif Al Hammadi said: Thank You to His Highness, the Ruler of Sharjah, as he volunteered the impossible and made the difficult possible, with a package of projects we had not thought of and imagined, while I stood and magnificent in all areas. As a result, Khor Fakkan has become a prominent tourist and cultural landmark, with its various projects meeting all the requirements of visitors and tourists.

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