The Karim Khan Castle (Persian: ارگ کریم خان Arg-e Karim Khan) is a citadel located in the downtown Shiraz, southern Iran. It was built as part of a complex during the Zand dynasty and is named after Karim Khan, and served as his living quarters. In shape it resembles a medieval fortress.
At times, the citadel was used as a prison. Today, it is a museum operated by Iran ‘s Cultural Heritage Organization.
Karim Khan Castle is also known as Arge Karim Khan, Arge Karim Khani, Karim khans’ castle or citadel of Karim Khan.