Tag: IR – Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex

Qajar-era mosque in Tabriz being restored to former glory; Tehran Times

A restoration work has been commenced on the Qajar-era (1789–1925) Khalkhali mosque, which is located in the UNESCO-registered bazaar of Tabriz, the capital of East Azarbaijan province, the director of the World Heritage site has said.

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UNESCO World Heritage: restoration work continues at Tabriz bazaar complex; Tehran Times

A total of 200 shops have been restored in the UNESCO-designated bazaar of Tabriz during the current Iranian year (started March 2020), months after a blaze swept through the ancient site.

Source: UNESCO World Heritage: restoration work continues at Tabriz bazaar complex

Tabriz and Istanbul Become Sisters But in What?; Al Bawaba

The director of the UNESCO-registered bazaar of Tabriz has said that signing a sisterhood agreement with the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul is in process.

Source: Tabriz and Istanbul Become Sisters But in What? | Al Bawaba

Tabriz, Istanbul bazaars agree on sisterhood agreement; Tehran Times

The director of the UNESCO-registered bazaar of Tabriz has said that signing a sisterhood agreement with the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul is in process.

Source: Tabriz, Istanbul bazaars agree on sisterhood agreement

Historic bazaar of Tabriz to be equipped with advanced smoke detectors; Tehran Times

The UNESCO-registered bazaar of Tabriz will be equipped with advanced smoke detectors to ensure the safety of the centuries-old marketplace situated in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province, IRNA quoted Tabriz Fire Department official Alireza Zebardast as saying on Tuesday.

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Historical monuments undergo restoration in northwest Iran; Tehran Times

Five historical buildings and structures in northwestern East Azarbaijan province were restored during the previous Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended March 20).

Source: Historical monuments undergo restoration in northwest Iran

Trump’s threat to target Iranian cultural sites: Here are five that could be on his list; Jacob Dubé; National Post

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Tabriz Bazaar world’s largest roofed traditional market; Press TV

Press TV – The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz is known as the largest roofed Bazaar in the world and the oldest one in…

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Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex: A Melting Pot of Tradition, Trade, Culture; Tasnim News Agency

Iran – Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex

Tabriz historic bazaar complex, a labyrinth of interconnected covered passages that adds up to about 5 kms, has been a melting pot of cultural exchange since antiquity and once a hot spot on the ancient Silk Road.

The bazaar, which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, embraces countless shops, over 20 caravanserais and inns, some 20 vast domed halls, bathhouses, and mosques, as well as other brick structures and enclosed spaces for different functions.

Tabriz is the capital of northwestern province of East Azarbaijan.

The history of the Tabriz bazaar dates back to over a millennium ago, however majority of fine brick vaults that capture most visitor’s eyes date from the 15th century.

Most mazes and passages offer certain commodities such as carpets, metalwork, toys, clothing, jewelry, and kitchen appliances, traditional spices, herbal remedies and natural perfumes.

One can also bump into colorful grocery stores, bookbinders, blacksmiths, tinsmiths, coppersmiths, tobacconists, tailors, flag sellers, broadcloth sellers, carpenters, shoemakers, and knife-makers.

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PressTV-Iran city gears up for biggest Islamic tourism event; PressTV

Iran – Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex

Tabriz in northwest Iran seeks to step out of the twilight with a spectacular gala which is set to attract heads of state, business leaders and gurus of the hospitality industry to the biggest tourism event of Muslims states in 2018.

A key location on the Silk Road and a gateway to Europe and East Asia, the city has been named by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as the 2018 tourism capital of Islamic countries.

The recognition has induced once the center of culture and Islamic civilization and the seat of many diplomatic, political and international missions to reinvent itself.

Tabriz is fabled to have been the historical site of the Garden of Eden. It is one of the most ancient and largest cities in Iran, with a history of some 4,000 years.

According to the 13th century travelogue of Venetian merchant and adventurer Marco Polo, Tabriz attracted merchandise from India and Iraq, the Persian Gulf and many other places. At the time, it was the capital of the Persian empire which stretched from Egypt to Central Asia and from the Indian Ocean to Armenia.

Source: PressTV-Iran city gears up for biggest Islamic tourism event

Tabriz Bazaar Closed on Weekend, Holidays; Financial Tribune

Iran – Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex

Public holidays and weekends provide an ideal opportunity for people to visit cultural heritage sites, unless one such site you want to visit happens to be Tabriz Bazaar.

Officially inscribed as Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the market is among the largest in the world, tracing its roots back to the years following the Muslim conquest of Persia in 651 AD.

According to Morteza Abdar Bakhshayesh, director of East Azarbaijan Province’s office of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, the mushrooming of malls and shopping centers in Tabriz over the past 35 years has dissuaded shop-owners in the bazaar from opening their stores on holidays and weekends.

 

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Tabriz historic bazaar complex: A melting pot of tradition, trade, and culture; Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Tabriz historic bazaar complex, a labyrinth of interconnected covered passages that adds up to about 5 kms, has been a melting pot of cultural exchange since antiquity and once a hot spot on the ancient Silk Road.

The bazaar, which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, embraces countless shops, over 20 caravanserais and inns, some 20 vast domed halls, bathhouses, and mosques, as well as other brick structures and enclosed spaces for different functions.

Tabriz is the capital of northwestern province of East Azarbaijan.

The history of the Tabriz bazaar dates back to over a millennium ago, however majority of fine brick vaults that capture most visitor’s eyes date from the 15th century.

Most mazes and passages offer certain commodities such as carpets, metalwork, toys, clothing, jewelry, and kitchen appliances, traditional spices, herbal remedies and natural perfumes.

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