Arg-e Karimkhan

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Arg-e Karimkhan

Arg-e Karimkhan
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Arg-e Karimkhan

Arg-e Karimkhan

The Arg-e Karimkhan is a citadel in center of Shiraz, Iran. Arg was built during Zand dynasty, between 1766 to 1767. It is designed to include the attributes of both residential and military buildings.Inside the citadel, balconies and rooms are decorated and garden and fountain are built to embellish the atmosphere. On the other hand, there were towers at each corner of the construction, in addition to a ditch which served a defensive purpose. Walls thickness are 3 meters at the bottom and narrow to 2/8 on top. The towers are made of brick and reach to 15 meters each.

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Photo: ISNA,Hanieh Hoseinpour
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Photo:Mohammmad Hadi Khosravi

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