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Arge Karim Khan, Shiraz

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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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  • 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. 
  • 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 »
  • More of a mongol style than other buildings in Iran. Directly in the centre of things in Shiraz. A nice structure and some nice buildings/rooms inside. Must see and central to other sights. Good atmos...  more »