In your Iran trip, you can visit the most important complex remained from Zand dynasty in Shiraz city. Shiraz was the capital of Iran at the time of Zand dynasty and reign of Karimkhan Zand (known as Vakil). As Shiraz was the foremost city of the country, Vakil ordered to build many constructions known as "Vakil". This complex comprises: mosque, bathhouse, bazaar, water reservoir etc. which we introduce briefly here:
One of the elegant and firm constructions belonging to Zand era is vakil mosque. In terms of architecture and art, the mosque is of an especial importance. The mosque has 2 Shabestans in south and north part. The tiling and ornamentations of the mosque attracts many tourists who are enjoying their Iran tour.
Vakil is one of the well-known bazaars among traditional bazaars of Iran. Vakil bazaar, located at the heart of Shiraz, was the place to do all business-related functions such as selling and buying usual need of people, swapping, exchanging money etc and is still in operation nowadays.
Vakil bathhouse is another part of the complex which was established next to the mosque and bazaar. The bath contains different parts that every Iranian traditional bathhouse entails and is build based on the most advanced architectural principles. Journeytoperisa strictly recommends you to put Vakil bath on your Iran tour package.