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Arge Karim Khan, Shiraz

(2.8/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Explore Arge Karim Khan, 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. Arrange to visit Arge Karim Khan and other attractions in Shiraz using our Shiraz holiday planner.
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  • Near Shiraz, in the south of Persia, which today is being called Iran, there is one of the many citadels of the country, made of clay and straw..Interesting and charming worth visiting if you happen t...  more »
  • It's a citadel. Has beautiful orange tree courtyards. It was once a prison. I liked the bath house (hamam). Don't miss visiting it.  more »
  • The Arge Karim Khan is an interesting place especially as it has just one door for entrance and exit. Intersting to note the one tower that are leaning over. The highlight is the orange grove filling ...  more »