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Arg-e Karimkhan

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Nice walls

The old fort is nice to see from outside and provides a good impression of how former persian forts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Very interesting place

If you like history and architecture you should visit this place. The tiles and the lights in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maryam P
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Shohada Square, Shiraz 71364, Iran
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The building is massive, which is imposant from the outside. Inside their is a garden, nothing special mostly the same trees which gave a pleasant shade. Not more to see on the inside “square”. The antique museum and shop is the only thing I liked...More

Thank Mariska B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old fort is nice to see from outside and provides a good impression of how former persian forts might have looked like. Unfortunately, many rooms inside are used for administration only

Thank sap13marco_m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like history and architecture you should visit this place. The tiles and the lights in the night are very attractive.

Thank Maryam P
Reviewed 6 July 2018

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 20 June 2018

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

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Response from amir_s9 | Reviewed this property |
hi please let me know may be I can help you. best regards amir