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Citadel of Karim Khan or Arg-e-Karim Khan

The Biggest & the most important building of Zand dynasty in Shiraz. The imposing Citadel of Karim Khan with its 4 circular towers dominates the city center. This well-preserved fortress was part of the royal courtyard in the time of Zand dynasty. Today it houses the municipal offices & is not open to visitors.

The area of whole place is 12800 sq.m., the height of each towers is 14 m. Inside the Arg, there are different buildings, the north building was used in winter, the south building for summer use & west building was for all seasons.

 

 


Citadel of Karim Khan
Citadel of Karim Khan