Visit Guide to Ali Shamsi Studio

A great place to stop by in Icherisheher is the Ali Shamsi studio, a wonderland of paintings that transports you to another dimension of reality through its startling installations. The artist and philosopher Ali Shamsi is often there and can talk you through the burgeoning art scene in the city.

Getting There

Ali Shamsi studio is conveniently located in the heart of the Old City, so you can easily reach the Old City by a car, a taxi or a bus and visit the studio as you walk down the narrow streets of the medieval fortress.

What to Expect

Ali Shamsi is a famous painter and philosopher who can take you on a tour around his workshop, tell his story of painting and show some of the many equally enigmatic and captivating paintings authored by him.


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  • Tourist Information Point
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