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The Ismaili Centre of Dubai: a monument of tolerance - 2010-10-31

Dubai JamatKhana July 0703
Date: 
Sunday, 2010, October 31
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The structure was inaugurated in 2008 by Prince Karim, the Aga Khan, in the presence of senior UAE officials. A 3,000-square-metre public neighbourhood park was also created on parts of the land based on Islamic garden themes. The architecture is an amalgamation of everything that is beautiful in Islam.

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The Ismaili Centre of Dubai: a monument of tolerance - 2010-10-31

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www.thenational.ae

Nestled in one of Bur Dubai's older districts is one of the emirate's best kept architectural secrets: the Ismaili Centre of Dubai. It is a 13,000-square-metre structure designed by the Egyptian duo Rami El Dahan and Soheir Farid, who drew inspiration from Cairo's Fatimid mosques.

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