Masjid-i Vakil
Shiraz, Iran
The Vakil (Regent) of Iran between 1751 and 1779, Karim Khan Zand built the Vakil Mosque in his capital city, Shiraz. The spacious prayer hall consists of multiple vaulted bays with five rows of distinctive twisting columns. The exuberant floral decorative tiles largely date from the Qajar period.
Location
Shiraz, Iran
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Events
1751-1773/1164-1186-87 AH
Style Periods
1750-1794
Variant Names
Masjid-i Vakil
Vakil Masjid
Variant
Masjid-e Vakil
Alternate transliteration
Masjid-i Wakil
Alternate transliteration
Vakil Mosque
Translated
Building Usages
mosque
religious