Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz

The old and traditional bazaar of Shiraz

Next to Vakil Mosque, after City Hall Square, Shiraz, Iran
Visiting time:
10 in themorning until 5 in the afternoon
Annual holidays:
Official holidays and days of mourning
About: Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz

Vakil Bazar of Shiraz city might be one of the most famous traditional and historical bazars of Iran. This bazar which was constructed by the order of Karim Khan Zand (1758-1779) is now located in the center of Shiraz city (east to Shohada Square). Aside to bazar, there are other places such as the historical mosque and bath of Vakil.
Vakil bazar is built in a + shape, which means it includes a northern, southern, eastern and western wing. A long and vast four-way is built in their crossing which has four large doors that were closed at nights so that the safety of bazar were provided.
This relic was registered as one of Iran’s national relics in July 8th, 1972 with the registration number of 924.

General Specifications
Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz
Zand period
Karim Khan Zand
Important parts to visit
Raste of Bazzazan and other parts of the Bazaar
Best time to visit
During Nowrouz
Duration of visit
One hour
Similar relics and places
Qeysarie Bazaar of Lar
Nearest tourist attractions
Vakil Mosque, Vakil Bath, Arg of Karim Khan, Saraye Moshir
Access route
Next to Vakil Mosque, after City Hall Square, Shiraz, Iran
Access to vehicles
Network coverage
Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz
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