Begun in Karim Khan’s time, this mosque next to the Bazar-e Vakil has an impressive tiled portal, a recessed entrance decorated with...
Bagh-e Nazar & Pars Museum
This formal garden and a delightfully decorated octagonal pavilion at its centre (now the Pars Museum) are other notable Zand-era...
Shiraz’s ancient trading district is comprised of several bazaars dating from different periods. The finest and most famous is the...
Sharzeh Traditional Restaurant
This place can be hard to find, but is worth the effort. Enter down an arcade off the western side of the small street leading from Zand...
off Talequani St · interesting places nearby
Hammam-e Vakil information
The vaulted and beautifully decorated central chamber of this Zand-era bathhouse now houses an interesting exhibition of Persian carpets. Once, Shirazis would have relaxed by its fountain after taking a bath in the handsome heat room, which has a vaulted ceiling, pillars and a small (empty) pool. Local artisans now work in a chamber between the two and offer their wares for sale.