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6–7 June 2020

6–7 June 2020

The Ismaili Centre Roof Garden

The Ismaili Centre Roof Garden
(Photo: The Ismaili Centre)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–15:00

Activities

Garden tours 10am-3pm (last tour 3pm).
Exhibits

Entrance

Thurloe Place
Nearest postcode: SW7 2SL

Buses

C1, 14, 49, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430

Station

South Kensington

Cycle hire station

Victoria and Albert Museum (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Lifts to all floors

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

Last tour/entry at 3pm. No photography.

The Garden

This beautiful roof garden is a sanctuary of calm set against the backdrop of a bustling city. It reflects motifs from Islamic architectural heritage in its serene setting and also draws on the traditions of Muslim civilisations that have inspired outstanding buildings around the globe for hundreds of years. The chahar-bagh (four-part garden), delineated by a central fountain, draws inspiration from the Qur’anic imagery of the Garden of Paradise. It combines granite and greenery with geometry, symbolism and the sound and flow of water in a sheltered yet open garden.

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–15:00

Activities

Garden tours 10am-3pm (last tour 3pm).
Exhibits

Entrance

Thurloe Place
Nearest postcode: SW7 2SL

Buses

C1, 14, 49, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430

Station

South Kensington

Cycle hire station

Victoria and Albert Museum (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Lifts to all floors

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

Last tour/entry at 3pm. No photography.

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