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King's residence and prison

The citadel was built at the end of XVIII century and used to be a king's residence and a prison... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Delft, The Netherlands
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Historical Palace!

This palace is related to Karimkhan-E-Zand. Extremly recommend you visit this Palace with tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tehran, Iran
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Shohada Square, Shiraz 71364, Iran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This palace is related to Karimkhan-E-Zand. Extremly recommend you visit this Palace with tour guide! in next king, this Palace change to prison and now a days become again historical king palace!

Thank mmi1360
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heart of Shiraz, poke your head in. Don't miss the bathhouse, and the artisan workshop - it's a good way to see how some of the local crafts are made.

Thank Nate R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It based in the center of shiraz city and is an ancient monument since zandieh period ,so tall walls near street at the center of shiraz ,good staffs but under religious rullers in iran there is many restriction about wemen wearing and scarfs

Thank Mehrzad T
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Is a place which you can find out part of Iranian history there. Same as other places in Shiraz it has its own story . This building with its beautiful garden carries a history which recommended to hear that.

Thank maryam m
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This citadel was built during the Zand dinasty as the king’s living quarters. Later it was turned into the governors seat during the Qajar period and after their fall, it was converted to a prison. There’s a beautiful museum inside depicting some of the special...More

Thank Shervin B
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Went inside on a hot day. This includes several trees that offer some shade, 4 manlike dolls in 1 furnished room, some before and after Photos of a renovation, the Arg baths. And several souvenirshops. Only the baths were nice so see, and quite the...More

Thank Maarten V
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The Citadel is majestic from the outside, but doesn’t offer much in the interior. Anyway, ir’s worth entering to admire the pavement work of the mason stoners around the inside of the walls. There´s also a room that reproduces a historic scene and in one...More

Thank RicherTrips
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The citadel was built at the end of XVIII century and used to be a king's residence and a prison later on. I would not recommend to go inside. It looks better from outside. The area around the Castle is the favorite place for an...More

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The park surrounding the Citadel was nicely kept. We actually took more photos outside than inside the citadel. It was interesting to know why one of the tower is tilted. Its quiet empty inside the walled palace except the bath house for the royals.

Thank arangemas
Reviewed 1 May 2018

you must see this sight seeing.It's worth it.Moreover,there is a famous ice cream shop behind this citadel!!

Thank _delaram_brad
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hi please let me know may be I can help you. best regards amir