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Karim Khani Citadel

in Shiraz city | Fars province
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Karim Khani Citadel

Related to Shiraz city (located in Fars province)
It used to be the main residential palace of Karim Khan-e-Zand and his dynasty in Shiraz. Surrounded by high brick walls, there are four towers, each at a corner of the complex. This place was used as a prison for thirty five years until 1971. Although damaged as a result of misuse, renovations are taking place. This monument is a good representative of the architectural style which was typical of the Zand period.
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