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Karimkhan Castle

Karim Khan Castle
The Karim Khan Castle (Persian: ارگ کریم خان‎ Arg-e Karim Khan) is a citadel located in the north-east of Shiraz, southern Iran. It was built as part of a complex during the Zand dynasty and is named after Karim Khan, and served as his living quarters. In shape it resembles a medieval fortress.
At times, the citadel was used as a prison. Today, it is a museum operated by Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization.