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Vakil Complex, Shiraz

Vakil public bath
Vakil public bath
Vakil public bath
Vakil public bath
Vakil public bath
Vakil public bath
Vakil public bath
Vakil public bath
Vakil public bath
 
 
Vakil public bath
Vakil Mosque
Vakil Mosque
Vakil Mosque
 
 
Vakil Mosque
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This bazaar is located in Darb-e-Shahzadeh (Gate of Prince), near the Vakil Mosque. It has five entrances with two rows of shops (Hojreh), situated north-south and east-west direction and perpendicular to each other. It displays a beautiful architecture with wide corridors and high ceilings along with openings which allow air circulation and penetration of light.
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About Vakil Bath in Fars province

It is located near the Vakil Mosque. Due to change in the conditions of public baths, it has lost its original shape. The Vakil Bath is a monument of the Zand period
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About Vakil Mosque
It is one of the most valuable monuments dating back to Zandieh period. It`s construction was completed in 1773 AD. The said premises with an area of 3600 sq.m. have been furnished with large stones. Its nocturnal area or Shabestan (night prayer hall) with an area of 2700 sq.m. contains 48 simillar tall pillars of stone with a beautiful ceiling and a marble altar that is considered to be one of the master pieces of the Zandieh era.


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