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Vakil Bazaar (Persian: بازار وکیل) is the main bazaar of Shiraz, Iran, located in the historical center of the city.
It is thought that the market originally was established by the Buwayhids in the 11th century AD, and was completed mainly by the Atabaks of Fars, and was renamed after Karim Khan Zand only in the 18th century. because they believe Vakil bazaar had been built with the order of Karim Khan Zand (Iranian King) at about 200 years ago.
It is a sizable bazaar with an area of 31840 square meters with two east to west and north to south lines of shop crossing at the center. shop are two stairs from the floor of bazaar. the bazaar is full of traditions and seniority and dates back to the kingdom of Karim Khan.
Vakil bazaar is the most important part of Vakil Complex (Bath, Bazaar and mosque). It has traditional stores that sells many types of Iranian carpet, kilims , metal handcraft (khatamkari , minakari and Toreutics), Wood works (Moarragh and Wood craving) , fabric and cloths spices and etc
The bazaar was really interesting, such varied goods and colourfull items and Tourism buy it with low budget.
Like other Middle Eastern bazaars, there are a few mosques and Imamzadehs constructed beside or behind the bazaar.