Arg-i Karim Khan
Shiraz, Iran
Construction of the Arg-i Karim Khan began in 1766/1180AH. The design of the arg (citadel) combines military and residential architecture.  During the Zand dynasty it served as the living quarters for Karim Khan.  Later, during the Qajar period, it was  the governor's seat.  The site is now a museum overseen by the Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization.
Location
Maydan-i Shohada, Shiraz, Iran
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Events
1766-67/1180 AH
Style Periods
Zand
1750-1794
Variant Names
Arg-i Karim Khan
Ark-e Karim Khan
Alternate transliteration
Arg-i Karimi
Alternate transliteration
Arq of Karim Khan
Variant
Citadel of Karim Khani
Variant
Building Usages
citadel
military
Keywords
fortresses