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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Aga Khan Centre - Islamic Gardens at King's Cross NEW

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:30–17:00

Activities

Gardens are only accessible as part of a 45-minute guided tour. There will be four tours offered an hour for up to 40 people an hour on a first-come first-served basis. Last tour at 16:30. There will be a film screening of interviews by the landscape designers. Light refreshments will be available.

Entrance

10 Handyside Street
Nearest postcode: N1C 4DN

Bus

390

Stations

King's Cross, St. Pancras

Cycle hire station

Handyside Street (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Disabled toilets and lifts are available. However, some areas of the building can only be accessed by stairs

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

Gardens are only accessible as part of a 45-minute guided tour.

The Garden

The contemporary Islamic Gardens at King's Cross - part of the new Aga Khan Centre - have been designed to showcase the diversity of Muslim cultures and also to bring a conceptual ribbon of Islamic-inspired gardens to this developing area. There are six gardens, terraces and courtyards at the Aga Khan Centre, two at Victoria Hall and two in the public realm - Jellicoe Gardens and Lewis Cubitt Square. They range from contemplative courtyards inspired by Andalusia and loggias inspired by the Middle East, to rooftop spaces inspired by South and Central Asia.The Aga Khan Centre is home to the Aga Khan Foundation UK, Aga Khan University-Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and The Institute of Ismaili Studies – all founded by His Highness the Aga Khan, hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. Please note that OGSW tickets will not be on sale at the Aga Khan Centre. 

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:30–17:00

Activities

Gardens are only accessible as part of a 45-minute guided tour. There will be four tours offered an hour for up to 40 people an hour on a first-come first-served basis. Last tour at 16:30. There will be a film screening of interviews by the landscape designers. Light refreshments will be available.

Entrance

10 Handyside Street
Nearest postcode: N1C 4DN

Bus

390

Stations

King's Cross, St. Pancras

Cycle hire station

Handyside Street (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Disabled toilets and lifts are available. However, some areas of the building can only be accessed by stairs

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

Gardens are only accessible as part of a 45-minute guided tour.

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