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The Vakil Mosque (Persian: مسجد وکیل ‎ - Masjed-e Vakil) is a mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran, situated to the west of the Vakil Bazaar next to its entrance. This mosque was built between 1751 and 1773, during the Zand period; however, it was restored in the 19th century during the Qajar period. Vakil means regent, which was the title used by Karim Khan, the founder of Zand Dynasty. Shiraz was the seat of Karim Khan’s government and he endowed many buildings, including this mosque.

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yahya hamad on April 5


Matim46 on June 10

Great perspective and colors! Like(80) and greetings, Matim46

brezza on June 28

Hi,Majid Salehyar. A very interesting shot and Mosque. Greetings from Italy,brezza

sergio Delmonico on August 3


Belíssima arquitetura, imagem de Adorável contraste também. Um excelente perspectiva e imagem de profundidade. Very nice composição, Eu gosto do seu apresentação. imagem de Alta qualidade.



Ahmet poçanoğlu on August 9

Beautiful photo. Like+Fav. Best regards,

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  • Uploaded on November 22, 2012
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    by Majid Salehyar