The Arg of Karim Khane Zand
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The Arg of Karim Khane Zand

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The Arg-e-Karim Khan Zand (Citadel of Karim Khan Zand) was built in 1180 AH (1766-7). Karim Khan invited the best architects and Artists of the time and bought the best materials from other cities and abroad for the construction of the citadel of Karim Khan and was quickly constructed. During the Zand dynasty it was used by the king as living quarters. During the Qajar period it was used as the governor's seat.

Prince Abdolhosein Mirza Farmanfarma the governor of Fars Province ordered to renovate the miniatures in the citadel.

After the fall of the qajar dynasty it was converted into a prison and the paintings were plastered. in 1971 it was given to Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization. The renovation of the citadel started in 1977.

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Imágenes cercanas en Shiraz

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A: Arg e Karim Khani

por Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 10 metros de distancia

Arg e Karim Khani

B: Arg of Karim Khani - Black and White

por Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 10 metros de distancia

Arg of Karim Khani - Black and White

C: [ Arg of Karimkhan Historical Bath House ]

por Amin Abedini, 30 metros de distancia

The Arg of Karim Khan (Persian: ارگ کريمخاني‎) is a citadel located in the north-east of Shiraz, sout...

[ Arg of Karimkhan Historical Bath House ]

D: ■ Arg e Karimkhan | Left Side ■

por Ali Mosleh, 40 metros de distancia

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■ Arg e Karimkhan | Left Side ■

E: The Arg of Karim Khane Zand

por Ramin Dehdashti, 60 metros de distancia

The Arg-e-Karim Khan Zand (Citadel of Karim Khan Zand) was built in 1180 AH (1766-7). Karim Khan invi...

The Arg of Karim Khane Zand

F: Arge Karim Khan

por Mahmood Hamidi, 140 metros de distancia

Arg of Karim Khan (or Arge Karim Khan) is a citadel built during the Zand dynasty of Persia around 18...

Arge Karim Khan

G: Vakil Bath house

por Mahmood Hamidi, 190 metros de distancia

Vakil bath house (Hamam Vakil) has been an old public bath house built during the Zand dynasty in sec...

Vakil Bath house

H: Carpet Repair Workshop

por Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 220 metros de distancia

Carpet Repair Workshop

I: Vakil Bath Shiraz

por omid jafarnezhad, 230 metros de distancia

Vakil Bath is an old public bath in Shiraz, Iran. It was a part of the royal district constructed dur...

Vakil Bath Shiraz

J: Vakil Historical Bath

por Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 230 metros de distancia

Vakil Historical Bath

Este panorama fue tomado en Shiraz

Esta es una vista general de Shiraz

Shiraz is the fifth most populated city in Iran and the capital of Fars Province. It is located in the southwest of Iran, has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for more than a thousand years.

The earliest reference to the city, is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC. In the 13th century, Shiraz became a leading center of the arts and letters, thanks to the encouragement of its ruler and the presence of many Persian scholars and artists. Shiraz was the capital of Persia during the Zand dynasty from 1750 until 1781, as well as briefly during the Saffavid period.

Shiraz is known as the city of poets, wine and flowers. It is also considered by many Iranians to be the city of gardens, due to the many gardens and fruit trees that can be seen in the city. Shiraz has had major Jewish and Christian communities.

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