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Arg-e Karimkhan, Shiraz

#8 of 17 in Historic Sites in Shiraz
Castle · Architectural Building
Explore Arg-e Karimkhan, a museum that once served as a fortress and prison. Built in the 12th century under the Zand dynasty, this massive structure provided work for the period's top architects and artists. Originally used as a royal residence and a seat of administrative power, the renovated fortress now houses displays of traditional Iranian clothing, still worn in many parts of the country. See Arg-e Karimkhan and all Shiraz has to offer by arranging your trip with our Shiraz online tour itinerary planner.
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  • There are several buildings inside Arg of Karim Khan that the northern building is for winter and the southern building is for summer and the south-west building is for all four seasons. These...  more »
  • It's the place that you should not miss at all. Inside is mostly photos of Karimkhan citadel and also some sculpture. Also there is a gift shop where you can buy some souvenirs as well. At the end of....  more »
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