News ID: 291387
Published: 0932 GMT March 06, 2021

Vakil Bazaar, a must visit spot in Shiraz

Vakil Bazaar, a must visit spot in Shiraz
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Vakil Bazaar in Shiraz, southwestern province of Fars, was built in 11th century by Karim Khan Zand as part of a plan to make the city a prominent trading center.

Undefined this architecturally beautiful building is a trade hub for merchants selling spices, rugs, handmade copper pieces, antiques, Persian sweets and much more, itto.org  reported.

Vakil Bazaar has a really vibrant and bustling atmosphere. This isn't just a tourist trap like you find at similar spots around the world. It is a place where locals actually do their shopping. Considered to be the most beautiful bazaar in Iran, Vakil Baazar's gorgeous vaulted brick ceiling regulates the temperature of the building by keeping it cool in summer and warm in winter. This makes it a great place to escape the heat which can at times during the summer, be suffocating.

The halls are filled with the smell of spice which lingers throughout the bazaar. It is an amazing sensory experience.

Vakil Bazaar’s attractions are not limited to shopping, there are also numerous cafes, a bath house, and several restaurant’s that you can visit.

Vakil Bazaar is a must visit spot in Shiraz. Even if you don’t want to buy anything, you’ll be mesmerised by the beauty and atmosphere of this market. Finally if you love to take sweet memories and souvenirs of Shiraz, this breathtaking picturesque monumental market is highly suggested to you. In fact, this great bazaar is a must see, being a fantastic place with courteous dealers and full of liveliness and hectic life.

   
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