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Vakil Water Storage

By Shirdal Airya Iranian Tour Operator & Travel Agency in Iran

vakil water storage is an ab anbar (water container) that was built in late 1700’s during Zand dynasty. Karim Khan, the founder of the zand dynasty made Shiraz city his capital. Thus he began to construct new monuments and buildings that were necessary. He began to create a bazaar in his capital (Vakil Bazaar). Then, Karim Khan ordered engineers to build a public bath as there were no baths in homes back in 1700’s. The Vakil Bath constructions also completed in a short time. but the new capital of Iran needed a better source of fresh water. So his majesty thought about building a water preserve chamber, an ab anbar