Grand Bazaar of Boroujerd (Rasteh Bazar), is one of the ancient bazaars in Borujerd, and alike other bazaars is the trade and commerce center. Borujerd Grand Bazaar (Raasteh Bazar) located in the centre of the city and consists of many Rasteh Bazaars and Caravanserais.
Today, caravansaries of Borujerd are important centre of wholesale or regional, national or international trading of Persian rug and other handicrafts.
A Rasteh Bazaar is a lane with covered roof usually with shops and workshops of a particular profession. Some of the important Rasteh Bazaars of Borujerd are:
Shoe makers and shoe shops bazaar which is the largest Rasteh
Bazaare Mesgarha for coppersmiths
Bazaare Chelengarha for blacksmiths
Bazaare Ghofl Sazha for locksmiths
Bazaare Kaftar Forushha for birds and pigeons
Bazaare Yahoodiha or Jews Bazaar
Signs of some of the old professions can be observed in this covered bazaar. From the architectural point of view this bazaar can be interesting.
Borujerd (Boroojerd) located 394 km. from Tehran and in the alluvial plains extend to the Zagross mountains in the west. It has a moderate climate in summer and experiences cold weather in winter. Borujerd is one of the oldest cities of Iran, some think it to be from the ...
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