The Bazaar of Tabriz is one of the oldest bazaars of the Middle East and the largest covered bazar in the world. It was inscribed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in July 2010.
Tabriz has been a place of cultural exchange since antiquity. Its historic bazaar complex is one of the most important commercial centres on the Silk Road. Located in the center of the city of Tabriz, Iran, this spectacular structure consists of several sub-bazaars, such as Amir Bazaar (for gold and jewelry), Mozzafarieh (a carpet bazaar), a shoe bazaar, and many other ones for various goods. The most prosperous time of Tabriz and its bazaar was in 16th century when the town became the capital city of the Safavid kingdom. The city lost its status as a capital in the 17th century, but its bazaar has remained important as a commercial and economic center. Although, numerous modern shops and malls have been established nowadays, the bazaar of Tabriz has remained the economic heart of both the city and northwestern of Iran. It is worthy of mention that Tabriz bazaar has been being an important political place, and one can point out its importance in the Iranian Constitutional Revolution in the last ...see more century and Islamic Revolution in the contemporary time.
The bazaar is used for some important religious ceremonies. The most famous one is Day of Ashura during which merchants cease trading for about 10 days and religious ceremonies are held inside the bazaar. Like other bazaars in Middle East, there are several mosques constructed behind the bazaar, the most notable of them being Jome' Mosque.
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Traditional Tabriz Bazaar - the largest covered markets in the world
Traditional Tabriz Bazaar is one of the unique examples of architecture and one of the largest and most important shopping malls in Iran and is considered Asia .
The market area of about one square kilometer , is the world's largest indoor market . Tabriz Bazaar in August 1389 as the world market for solar has been registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List .
Located within a quadrilateral core Tabriz Tabriz Bazaar is located at the center of the quadrilateral . East side of the market Alyqapv ( Vlyhdnshyn palace complex ) , and the West Mosque restricted to the north , parts of North River Mehraneh is comprised of two sections by wooden bridges along Rasthbazar are to be linked together . First Map of the Market Tabriz in 1327 AH , the part of the map Tabriz Daralsltnh Asadullah Khan Mraghhay been traced . Map of the Market in the northeastern part of the map depicted the most important places on the map are named as Timcheh and caravanserais .
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Most Timcheh abode three Tbqhmy that the market for warehouse floor , second floor , third floor, workplaces and businesses and is designed for relaxation and comfort .
It 's a market with about 5,500 rooms , shops and stores , 40 of Job, chapter 35, Sara, 25 Bob Timcheh , 20 mosques , 20 orders and Rasthbazar Bob , Bob corridors 9 and 11 religious schools , the most important center
The market for about three centuries before and after the occurrence of historical earthquakes in Tabriz Tabriz in 1193 AH by Najaf Quli Khan truffles ruler has been restored . Tabriz solar market in 1354 has been registered on Iran's National Heritage List . Building on this collection is unknown, but many tourists to the fourth century AD Qajar visited the market , have provided information about it .
Many tourists and travelers such as Ibn Battuta , Marco Polo, Jaksn , parents Chalabi, Hamavi , Gaspar Drvvyl , Alexis Svktykf , Jean Chardin , Eugene Flanden , John Cartwright , Jmly knife, Klavykhv , Robert Grant Watson , Hamdullah Mostofi and holy boom Tabriz Bazaar have praise and glory .