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Vakil Bazaar, Shiraz

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Historic Walking Area
Roam the bustling stalls of Vakil Bazaar, the most famous marketplace in Shiraz’s historic trading neighborhood. Believed to have originated in the 11th century, the bazaar is known for its lively atmosphere and Zand-era architecture, boasting broad paths and vaulted brick ceilings. Browse the vibrant stores and hunt for bargains on aromatic spices, traditionally woven carpets and clothing, as well as a variety of jewelry and handicrafts. For Vakil Bazaar and beyond, use our Shiraz trip generator to get the most from your Shiraz vacation.
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TripAdvisor
  • Let's face it-nothing exotic, in addition to carpets. Turkish rags, not the best quality. Wander, you can, but no more.
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  • the bazar is huge and lively. lots of local people. it is a real bazar not for tourists. section is clear and great divided, all are connected and easy to access. need times for hours to explore all. ...  more »
  • If you want to see how was the market shape in Iran about 500 to 100 years ago, you have to see this place.  more »
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  • What a wonderful historical bazaar where you can find all sort of local products and handicrafts
  • A big bazaar with various items sold. A good place and value to buy Iranian gifts here
  • Beautiful historical bazar. You can find lots of antiques and local crafts.
  • this old historical bazaar has a lot to offer, even people watching can be part of the activity! you can mostly find hand crafted decorations or ornaments plus great spices
  • Fabulous historic Persian bazaar with reasonable prices. Just amazing