Vakil Bazaar

Vakil Bazaar

Vakil Bazaar is the main bazaar of Shiraz and is located in the historical center of the city.

It is thought that the market originally was established by the Buwayhids, and was completed mainly by the Atabaks of Fars, and only was renamed after Karim Khan Zand in the 18th century.

The Bazaar has beautiful courtyards, caravansarais, bath houses, and old shops which are deemed among the best places in shiraz to buy all kinds of Persian rugs, spices, copper handicrafts and antiques.

Like other middle eastern Bazaars there are a few numbers of mosques and Imamzadehs constructed adjacent or behind the Bazaar.

ee also

*Iranian architecture

External links

* [http://www.shirazcity.org/shiraz/Shiraz%20Information/Sightseeing/Vakil%20Bazar%20e.htm Gallery of the Bazaar]


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