Bazaar of Tabriz, Tabriz

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Shop with the locals at Bazaar of Tabriz, the oldest bazaar in the Middle East listed as a World Heritage Site. The world's oldest roofed bazaar sits along the Silk Road occupying several interconnected brick buildings, corridors, and central courtyards (Caravanserais). Refreshingly cold in the summer and comfortably warm in the winter, its alleys are lined with stores selling traditional Iranian goods, such as Persian carpets, golden jewelry, shoes, dried fruit, spices, etc. The market is also used in religious ceremonies and for political gatherings. Plan your Bazaar of Tabriz visit and explore what else you can see and do in Tabriz using our Tabriz online travel planner .
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  • Very nicely preserved authentic bazaar with shops, small courtyards, groothandelwinkeltjes, Mosque and restaurants. And no a souvenir shop, what a breath of fresh air.
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  • It is one of the oldest, most impressive and largest covered bazaars in the world. This UNESCO-listed bazaar was already flourishing in the 13th century and was a hub of Silk Road commerce. This labyr...  more »
  • This is one of the largest bazars in Iran and definitely worth a visit. Probably main attraction in town.  more »

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The main places to stay in Tabriz sit south of the river in the city center. As a large city with a diverse set of visitors each year, Tabriz offers a range of different accommodations across its central area, including luxury hotels with all manner of additional facilities, and guesthouses along Ferdowsi Street and Amin Street offering simple rooms, ideal for budget-conscious travelers. Campsites in the city's main parks offer free pitches and varying levels of additional facilities, including picnic areas, toilets, and play areas.
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