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Arg-e Karimkhan, Shiraz

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#8 of 16 in Historic Sites in Shiraz
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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  • The Karim Khan Castle (Persian: ارگ کریم خان‎ Arg-e Karim Khan) -one of the highlights of Shiraz old town with four towers in the corner resembles a medieval fortress- served as Karim khan's living qu...  more »
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