Image from CBL Per 119, Prince Baysunghur's Rose Garden (Gulistan) by Sa`di

In Focus Tour

The Rose Garden of Prince Baysunghur

Join tour guide Diana Delia for an introduction to the Gulistan. This is an illustrated collection of moral tales revered as one of the three gems of classical Persian literature hand calligraphed and illuminated in 15th Century Herat

Free no booking required but limited to 15 participants. Meeting point in the atrium.

Bio: Diana is a retired university professor of history and classical studies. Her research focused on the social and intellectual history of the ancient world, and especially the multicultural city of Alexandria in Egypt. 


Closed today

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

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Admission is Free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92