Source: Stuff New Zealand by Brian Johnston
A gift to Canada by Aga Khan IV, hereditary leader of 25 million Ismaili Muslims. The cultural hub consists of a park based on traditional Moghul and Persian landscaping, the Ismaili Centre and Aga Khan Museum, all in striking contemporary style that updates traditional Islamic design.
The museum presents Indian miniatures, illuminated Korans, hand-woven rugs, stunning Persian ceramics and rare early manuscripts, including a page from the renowned 9th-century Blue Koran.
Read more – Dated: April 30 2017
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