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Aga Khan Centre - Islamic Gardens at King's Cross

Aga Khan Centre - Islamic Gardens at King's Cross
(Photo: John Sturrock)

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. 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 

Now fully booked.

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 10:00–16:00
Sunday 10:00–16:00
Activities
Gardens are only accessible as part of a 45-minute guided tour. These tours are now fully booked.
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 on a pre-booked tour. These tours are now fully booked.

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