bazaar

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  • Iran home of largest roofed bazaar in world

    Iran home of largest roofed bazaar in world

    The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz in the northwestern city of Tabriz, Iran, known as the largest roofed bazaar in the world and the oldest one in the Middle East. In 2010, the UNESCO declared Tabriz Bazaar as a World Heritage Site.

  • Ganjali Khan Complex; historical jewel in Kerman

    Ganjali Khan Complex; historical jewel in Kerman

    Historical cities of Iran usually have great and old bazaars where you can enjoy local purchasing, get familiar with citizens' culture and accent, and also taking pleasure of the unique old architecture .

  • Gheysariyeh Bazaar

    Gheysariyeh Bazaar

    Isfahan hosts the quintessential Bazaar right in the central Naghsh-e Jahan square. With the scent of spices, the beautiful sounds of hammering of coppersmiths in trays, the shiny gold markets, the turquoise handmade tiles, leatherworks and elaborated carpets, Grand Bazaar or what is known as the Qeysarriyeh Bazaar has been thrilling tourists since Safavid era.

  • Magical sounds of hammering copper unique to Isfahan

    Magical sounds of hammering copper unique to Isfahan

    Naghsh-e Jahan square is a unique, beautiful and peaceful place to escape the city and have a moment of quiet.

  • Bazaars; most important tourist attractions

    Bazaars; most important tourist attractions

    "In addition to the main function of bazaars, the place of buying, selling, and meeting daily needs of citizens, they are considered as the most important tourism attractions," a MA. Holder in tourism major said.

  • Lost in history

    Lost in history

    Visiting bazaars in Isfahan is definitely sound awesome. They have unique and complicated architectures that display the rich history of Isfahan during Safavid era.  Bazaars are the greatest places to hang out after walking in the city; you can spend hours wandering around, looking for Isfahan specific souvenirs to buy, as well as spices and sweets. However, some parts of the vaulted arcades along the bazaars need urgent repair and restoration.  There are obvious damages in the ceiling, walls and the load-bearing columns that in case of any delay, these historic textures will be destroyed.