Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz city might be one of the most famous traditional and historical bazaars of Iran. This bazaar 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 bazaar, there are other places such as the historical mosque and bath of Vakil.
Vakil bazaar 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 bazaar were provided.
This relic was registered as one of Iran’s national relics in July 8th, 1972 with the registration number of 924.