Aga Khan Centre †

ADDRESS
10 Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C 4DN
OPENING TIMES
Daily 10am-6pm (ground floor exhibition space). Tours of the Aga Khan Centre and its gardens available by request

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Aga Khan Centre A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and a library in one building which spans across 10 floors . Designed primarily as an academic building for teaching and research, the organisations based at the centre in King's Cross work to increase understanding of Muslim civilisations and improve the quality of life of some of the world's most disadvantaged communities. The building design, by world-renowned Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki, includes six landscaped open spaces - roof gardens, terraces and courtyards - collectively called the 'Islamic Gardens at King's Cross'.

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Aga Khan Centre† South east view of Aga Khan Centre, © Edmund Sumner †

Aga Khan Centre - South east view of Aga Khan Centre, © Edmund Sumner

Aga Khan Centre South east view of Aga Khan Centre, © Edmund Sumner†


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King's Cross Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Mornington Crescent Tube Station
12 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Camden Road Overground Station
13 minutes walk
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Arcade Car Parks
14 minutes walk
Judd Street NCP
15 minutes walk

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £77† 25% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £106† 41% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 15 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 16 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.3 miles from Aga Khan Centre
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 23 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
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19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 34 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 5 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
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YiMiao Shih: Rabbrexit Means Rabbrexit
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Aga Khan Centre, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 1 minute from Aga Khan Centre
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Colourstream by Dan Pearson
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Aga Khan Centre, Kings Cross Goods Yard, N1C | 3 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into a vibrant floral world thanks to a new installation by the award-winning Dan Pearson Studio. Colourstream sees a collection ...More
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Southbank Sinfonia
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Aga Khan Centre, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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Kings Place
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90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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Platform Theatre
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1 Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
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King's Cross Theatre
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Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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House of Illustration
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Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
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Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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Gasholder 11
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Lewis Cubitt Square, King's Cross, N1C | 2 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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Spiritland
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9-10 Stable Street, N1C | 1 minute from Aga Khan Centre
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Form&Thread
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Stable Street, Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 2 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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Kings Cross Goods Yard, N1C | 3 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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The Lighterman
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3 Granary Square, N1C | 1 minute from Aga Khan Centre
Occupying an enviable spot on Granary Square and with an alfresco terrace overlooking Regent's Canal, The Lighterman serves a modern British all-day menu in a modern ... More
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Granary Square Brasserie
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1-3 Stable Street, N1C | 1 minute from Aga Khan Centre
Granary Square Brasserie , a new restaurant from the team behind The Ivy Collection, located in the heart of King's Cross, serves ... More
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Hicce
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Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, N1C | 1 minute from Aga Khan Centre
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Skip Garden
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Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from Aga Khan Centre
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5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
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Frame King's Cross
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Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 3 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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The Betjeman Arms
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Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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The Prince Albert
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163 Royal College Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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The Crown
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116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
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Vinoteca King's Cross
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
One Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Ten years after Vinoteca founders Charlie Young and business partner Brett Woonton opened their first restaurant, wine bar and shop in Clerkenwell the pair bring their ... More
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EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 6 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
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GNH Bar
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Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 7 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
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Kings Place
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90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 10 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Aga Khan Centre
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More

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