The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz is recognized as the largest roofed bazaar in the world. In 2010, the UNESCO declared Tabriz Bazaar as a World Heritage Site.

Iran (IMNA) - This ancient bazaar has its heyday in the 16th century, when Tabriz regarded as the Safavid kingdom's capital, and Tabriz Bazaar was known as one of the most significant commercial centers along the Silk Road. This magnificent bazaar consists of a series of buildings and enclosed spaces for different purposes. Indeed, the endless labyrinthine of architectural marvels and local goods attracts numerous visitors from around the world.

The masterfully designed of domes and vaults decorated with intricate brickworks and tileworks have made the complex into a brilliant masterwork in oriental architecture. The complex consists of several sub-bazaars or Timchehs. For example, Mozaffariyeh Bazaar or Timcheh Mozaffarieh is famous for selling exquisite Persian carpets.

The elegance and originality of Persian handmade carpets in Mozaffariyeh Bazaar catches every viewer’s eyes and brightens up one's soul. In addition to the numerous carpet shops, you can see many rug sellers and vendors who sell Persian carpets in the corner of the Bazaar. Indeed, by walking through the Timcheh Mozaffariyeh and watching Iranian art and architecture, you can find yourself in a wonderland while passing through the history.

Photos by: Elahe Jalali

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