Karim Khani Citadel is the most important and supreme building of the Zand era which was made by the order of Karim Khan Zand 1180 A.H.
This Citadel has been the center of the Karim Khan Zand dynasty and was also the home of. This building has been built with an infrastructure of 4,000Square meters and land, and an extent of 12,800 square meters.
Brick walls of this building are 12 meters high and in all four corners of the Citadel, exists a tower with a height of about 15 meters. On the body of the walls and towers could be seen simple and beautiful brick paintings, on the entrance of the Citadel, the battlefield of killing a spook by Rostam has been stamped with seven colors tiling.
The beautiful tiling was added to the Citadel in the Qazar period. a vestibule makes up the entrance of the Citadel which enters the backyard from one hand and to an inner courtyard from one hand and an inner courtyard on the other hand. The Citadel has a northern alcove (winter staying), a southern one (summer staying), and the western building has four seasons during the whole year. unlike the exterior surface of the citadel, the interior side has a beautiful view.
within the Rooms has been decorated with continental figures such as flowers, bergamot, and birds. after the collapse of the Zand dynasty and the rise of the Qajar dynasty, the citadel became a place for governors and rulers and until the early period of the Pahlavi era was used as a prison. Part of the decoration of this citadel has been transferred to Tehran in the Qajar dynasty. This monument was registered as a national work in 1973 AD.
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