Project Description

VAKIL BATH

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Vakil Bath is an old public bath in Shiraz, Iran. It was a part of the royal district constructed during Karim Khan Zand’s reign, which includes Arg of Karim Khan, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Mosque and many administrative buildings. arg-e-karim khan ,Vakil bath , Vakil bazaar , Vakil mosque and Pars museum constituent Vakil complex one of beautiful and historical site of Shiraz. The monument is inscribed with the number 917 on the list of national works of Iran.

Vakil bath  are well placed strategically which makes the tour interesting! The bathhouse is well kept and clean! There is a room where one can hear the local custom song sung during wedding ceremonies! Quite interesting also for its beautiful architecture featuring traditional Persian dome style ceilings.

If you can only visit one hammam in Iran, the Vakil Bath is the one to see. The physical space is impressive on its own, but the expert dioramas bring the stones to vivid life. Not only the remarkably lifelike depictions of bath clientele and activities, but rich, evocative soundscapes create a remarkably realistic atmosphere. Thoroughly delightful, and a shutterbug’s paradise.