Vakil bath in Shiraz
This traditional and historical bath was built in Zandyeh era about 240 years ago as a public bath, but it was used even by the kings. This traditional bath is much like Turkish baths (Turkish Hamam) and is a part of a huge complex containing a bazaar and a mosque. It has a unique drainage & heating system using water ways on the floor; the most advanced and innovative architectural methods were used for that time.
Ponds are made of marble , the walls are covered with paintings and designs depositing old stories and people’s desires and dreams back at that time.
There are also wax sculptures illustrating various activities they used to do in public baths, and different parts of the bath have been staged and designed as they would have been used.
This touristic sightseeing is nearby Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Mosque and other most famous touristic spots in Shiraz.
You can enjoy visiting this attractive place through our cultural tour in Shiraz.