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6–7 June 2020

6–7 June 2020

Aga Khan Centre - Islamic Gardens at King's Cross

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 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 on a first-come first-served basis. Last tour is at 16:30pm. Tours include film screening of interviews by the garden designers and related exhibition in Aga Khan Centre Gallery. Light refreshments (tea/coffee/biscuits) 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

Accessible disabled toilets and lifts. Some areas only accessible by stairs

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

Gardens only accessible as part of 45-minute guided tour. You may have to queue.

The Garden

Aga Khan Centre (AKC) in King's Cross has six Islamic Gardens showcasing the diversity of Muslim cultures while celebrating classic Islamic garden design. They form part of a conceptual ribbon pathway of Islamic-inspired gardens in this area. There are two more at Victoria Hall and two in the public realm; Lewis Cubitt Square and Jellicoe Gardens (opening autumn 2020). The AKC gardens range from contemplative courtyards inspired by Andalusia and loggias inspired by the Middle East, to rooftop spaces inspired by South and Central Asia. The 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, There is also a new Art Gallery with a changing exhibition programme. NB. OGSW tickets will not be on sale at the Aga Khan Centre. 

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 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 on a first-come first-served basis. Last tour is at 16:30pm. Tours include film screening of interviews by the garden designers and related exhibition in Aga Khan Centre Gallery. Light refreshments (tea/coffee/biscuits) 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

Accessible disabled toilets and lifts. Some areas only accessible by stairs

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

Gardens only accessible as part of 45-minute guided tour. You may have to queue.

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