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TRADITIONAL BAZAARS IN IRAN (category)

More information about Vakil Bazaar
Vakil Bazaar
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
Vakil Bazaar in Shiraz is the main section of the Shiraz Bazaar which was built in 11th Century by Karim Khan as part of a plan to make Shiraz into a prominent trading center. This ... MORE
Vakil Bazaar in Shiraz is the main section of the Shiraz Bazaar which was built in 11th Century by Karim Khan as part of a plan to make Shiraz into a prominent trading center. This architecturally beautiful building is a trade hub for merchants selling spices, rugs, handmade copper pieces, antiques, ...
More information about Tabriz Bazaar
Tabriz Bazaar
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
The Bazaar of Tabriz, a historical market situated in the city center is one of the beautiful and oldest bazaars in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world. It ... MORE
Visit the famous UNESCO listed bazaar to admire its domes or see the many museums and mosques in Tabriz
city: Kerman
The Bazaar-e-Bozorg (Grand Bazaar) of Kerman lies between the Arq and Moshtaqiyeh squares of Kerman city. The bazaar comprises of various rows or alleys such as Arg, Ganj Ali Khan, ... MORE
The Bazaar-e-Bozorg (Grand Bazaar) of Kerman lies between the Arq and Moshtaqiyeh squares of Kerman city. The bazaar comprises of various rows or alleys such as Arg, Ganj Ali Khan, Ekhtiyari, Sardari, Vakil, Attari, Qadam Gah and Mozaffari rows. Any part of this bazaar had been constructed during the ...
More information about Moshir Arcade
Moshir Arcade
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
Saraye Moshir, Golshan or Moshir Caravansary is located near Vakil Bazaar, which is relic of Mirza Abol Hassan Moshir-ol-Molk. This arcade was repaired in 1970. Its rooms have been ... MORE
One of the oldest Bazaars in Iran, A traditional Bazaar in Shiraz.
city: Urmia
Urmia ancient bazaar has an old and new texture present in the southeast corner of the city. The major construction is of brick work. Inspite of diversity of architecture of domes, ... MORE
Urmia ancient bazaar has an old and new texture present in the southeast corner of the city. The major construction is of brick work. Inspite of diversity of architecture of domes, ceilings and springs which was due to construction of any part in different periods of time, the whole layout is simple. ...
More information about Rasht Bazaar
Rasht Bazaar
in Rasht City
city: Rasht
These bazaars are the most bustling areas of Gilan. They comprise of open and covered stalls, centers for trading merchadise and are usually located in the heart of the city. All kinds ... MORE
These bazaars are the most bustling areas of Gilan. They comprise of open and covered stalls, centers for trading merchadise and are usually located in the heart of the city. All kinds of goods according to the tastes of customers are sold in these bazaars. Permanent bazaars like Rasht, Astara, Talesh, ...
More information about Ardabil Bazaar
Ardabil Bazaar
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
In the heart of the Ardabil city, this bazaar stands as old as the Islamic period. It's shape was described by the historians of 4th century AH. as a cross, extending in four directions ... MORE
In the heart of the Ardabil city, this bazaar stands as old as the Islamic period. It's shape was described by the historians of 4th century AH. as a cross, extending in four directions with simply designed domes. Most sections of the bazaar have been constructed and renovated during the Safavid ...
More information about Isfahan Grand Bazaar
Isfahan Grand Bazaar
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The role of bazaars in Iranian cities is very important; Isfahan is a historical city that has a particular role in Iran's history, whose bazaar was formed over the centuries. ... MORE
One of Iran’s most historic and fascinating bazaars, this sprawling covered market links Naqsh-e Jahan (Imam) Sq with the Masjed-e Jameh. At its busiest in the mornings, the bazaar’s arched passageways are topped by a series of small perforated domes, each spilling shafts of light onto the commerce below.
More information about Semnan Bazaar
Semnan Bazaar
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
Semnan bazaar was constructed in the early Qajar period, and comprises of two sections, named as the northern and western sectors. The northern segment is vast, having numerous rows ... MORE
Semnan bazaar was constructed in the early Qajar period, and comprises of two sections, named as the northern and western sectors. The northern segment is vast, having numerous rows and alleys. Besides which there are three public bathes, five mosques, four local inns or caravansaries (in a ruined state) ...
More information about Great Bazaar of Borujerd
Great Bazaar of Borujerd
in Borujerd City
city: Borujerd
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) ... MORE
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 ...
More information about Malayer Bazaar
Malayer Bazaar
in Malayer City
city: Malayer
Malayer Old Bazaar is related to the time of Sheikh-ol-Moluk (Sheikh Mohammad Ali Mirza Daulat Shah), the offspring of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, (founder of Malayer city). This bazaar comprises ... MORE
Malayer Old Bazaar is related to the time of Sheikh-ol-Moluk (Sheikh Mohammad Ali Mirza Daulat Shah), the offspring of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, (founder of Malayer city). This bazaar comprises of a main bazaar along with two branching bazaars. There are a few arcades and residential houses surrounding it. The ...
More information about Tajrish Bazaar
Tajrish Bazaar
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
Tajrish was a city in Shemiranat County, Tehran Province, which has since been absorbed into Tehran. Tajrish is the at the junction of streets that lead to Saad Abad Palace, Velenjak, ... MORE
Tajrish was a city in Shemiranat County, Tehran Province, which has since been absorbed into Tehran. Tajrish is the at the junction of streets that lead to Saad Abad Palace, Velenjak, Asad Abad, Zafaraniyeh, Elahieh, and Niavaran as well as many of the other places in northern Tehran. Tajrish has an ...
More information about Zanjan Old Bazaar
Zanjan Old Bazaar
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
Zanjaan Bazaar is located in the ancient network of the city and consists of two portions such as the Bazaar-e-Bala or upper section and the 'Bazaar-e-Paieen' or 'lower' ... MORE
Zanjaan Bazaar is located in the ancient network of the city and consists of two portions such as the Bazaar-e-Bala or upper section and the 'Bazaar-e-Paieen' or 'lower' section (of the Bazaar). The Bazaar of Zanjan, was inaugurated during the reign of Aqa Mohammad Khan Qajar in the ...
More information about Hamedan Traditional Bazaar
Hamedan Traditional Bazaar
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
In general Hamedan bazaar (Hamedan Traditional Bazaar) is related to the Qajar period, and is within the limits of the Baba Taher, Ekbatan and Shohada avenues. This bazaar comprises ... MORE
In general Hamedan bazaar (Hamedan Traditional Bazaar) is related to the Qajar period, and is within the limits of the Baba Taher, Ekbatan and Shohada avenues. This bazaar comprises of 30 rows or sections of shops, each 'row' to do with a particular profession or trade. For example there are ...
city: Sanandaj
From other historical relics of Kurdestan mention can be made of the Sanandaj bazaar and Asef bazaar of Sanandaj. They were constructed according to the architectural style of the ... MORE
From other historical relics of Kurdestan mention can be made of the Sanandaj bazaar and Asef bazaar of Sanandaj. They were constructed according to the architectural style of the Safavid period and considered valuable in this respect. The bazaar in Sanandaj is full of colourful dresses. The men wear ...
More information about Yazd Bazaar
Yazd Bazaar
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
This collection forms the spinal column (foundation) of the old city of Yazd. Architecturally Qeisariyeh, located between Khan square and Khan school has more space order than other ... MORE
This collection forms the spinal column (foundation) of the old city of Yazd. Architecturally Qeisariyeh, located between Khan square and Khan school has more space order than other bazaars. It is protected by two wooden doors (gates) which have high artistic value. The oldest section of this bazaar ...
More information about Tehran Bazaar
Tehran Bazaar
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This Bazaar is a monument of the Fathali Shah Qajar era. It comprises of corridors , a network of alleys and numerous shops. This bazaar is considered to be the main commercial market ... MORE
This Bazaar is a monument of the Fathali Shah Qajar era. It comprises of corridors , a network of alleys and numerous shops. This bazaar is considered to be the main commercial market and trade center of Tehran and the country. The main sections of this trading center are comprised of the following ...
More information about Amol Bazaar
Amol Bazaar
in Amol City
city: Amol
Amol bazaar (Bazaar-e Amol) situated in the city center, has lost some of its former importance due to social, economic and historical reasons. The roofs of the shops here are made ... MORE
Amol bazaar (Bazaar-e Amol) situated in the city center, has lost some of its former importance due to social, economic and historical reasons. The roofs of the shops here are made of earthenware tiles on an incline so as to be a protection against the sun and rain. The open spaces within, are used ...
More information about Qeshm Traditional Bazaar
Qeshm Traditional Bazaar
in Qeshm Island City
Qeshm Traditional Bazaar (Gheshm Old Bazaar) is one of the most interesting bazaars in south of Iran, and is according to the traditional style. A part of this bazaar is covered. Qeshm ... MORE
Qeshm Traditional Bazaar (Gheshm Old Bazaar) is one of the most interesting bazaars in south of Iran, and is according to the traditional style. A part of this bazaar is covered. Qeshm Old Bazaar is one of the major historical sites of Qeshm Island and was built in 1911. It is known as the oldest bazaar ...
More information about Beinol Haramein Bazaar
Beinol Haramein Bazaar
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This bazaar is located between Imam Khomeini Mosque or the former Shah Mosque and the Jame’ Mosque. It was constructed during the reign of Mohammad Shah Qajar. This bazaar deals ... MORE
This bazaar is located between Imam Khomeini Mosque or the former Shah Mosque and the Jame’ Mosque. It was constructed during the reign of Mohammad Shah Qajar. This bazaar deals with stationary articles.
More information about Qom Bazaar
Qom Bazaar
in Qom City
city: Qom
The archaic bazaar of Qom comprises of two sectors - the old and new ones. The old segment with its valuable surrounding structures lies to the east of Taleqani Avenue, prolonging ... MORE
The archaic bazaar of Qom comprises of two sectors - the old and new ones. The old segment with its valuable surrounding structures lies to the east of Taleqani Avenue, prolonging from the limits of Paminar towards the north. The new sector of bazaar is an extension of this route running northwards. ...
More information about Qazvin Bazaar Aggregate
Qazvin Bazaar Aggregate
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
The above mentioned is a remnant of the Safavid period and its architectural effects are extremely interesting. Though the nucleus of this bazaar is relevant to the pre-Safavid times, ... MORE
The above mentioned is a remnant of the Safavid period and its architectural effects are extremely interesting. Though the nucleus of this bazaar is relevant to the pre-Safavid times, during the reign of the said dynasty, the bazaar had witnessed expansion. Each row or alley of the bazaar was allocated ...
More information about Arak Bazaar
Arak Bazaar
in Araak (Arak) City
A part of this bazaar dates back to 1228 AH. The structure is outstanding from the architectural point of view. All its main sections are constructed in the form of straight rows, ... MORE
A part of this bazaar dates back to 1228 AH. The structure is outstanding from the architectural point of view. All its main sections are constructed in the form of straight rows, branching off at right angles to these rows. The latter being generally the carpet sellers sector. This bazaar was constructed ...
More information about Khoy Old Bazaar
Khoy Old Bazaar
in Khoy City
city: Khoy
The said bazaar is to the eastern part of the city parallel to Taleqani and Enqelab streets. This bazaar is a remnant of Safavid, Zandiyeh and the Qajar periods in 4th century AH. ... MORE
The said bazaar is to the eastern part of the city parallel to Taleqani and Enqelab streets. This bazaar is a remnant of Safavid, Zandiyeh and the Qajar periods in 4th century AH. This bazaar is composed of various sections. Though it has been constructed on simple lines, the architecture affect is ...
More information about Shooshtar Bazaar
Shooshtar Bazaar
in Shushtar City
city: Shushtar
The ancient bazaar of Shooshtar is known as Qeisariyeh. Construction of this bazaar dates back to the times when Kaiser of Rome was captive in the hands of Shahpour Sassanid. Its architectural ... MORE
The ancient bazaar of Shooshtar is known as Qeisariyeh. Construction of this bazaar dates back to the times when Kaiser of Rome was captive in the hands of Shahpour Sassanid. Its architectural structure is cross shaped. It is a covered bazaar with some sutures for the passage of light. In the past, ...
More information about Naraq Bazaar
Naraq Bazaar
in Delijan City
city: Delijan
The historic city of Naraq is en route Delijan to Kashan. Its ancient and historical covered bazaar is a valuable relic. This bazaar was constructed of mortar and brick, and dates ... MORE
The historic city of Naraq is en route Delijan to Kashan. Its ancient and historical covered bazaar is a valuable relic. This bazaar was constructed of mortar and brick, and dates back to the Qajar era. Its domed ceilings have given a special feature to bazaar, and its architecture is of a delicate ...
More information about Kashan Bazaar
Kashan Bazaar
in Kashan City
city: Kashan
One of the important and attractive structures of Kashan is its ancient and large bazaar. Its primary structure dates to the 7th century AH. The same is extremely beautiful and has ... MORE
One of the important and attractive structures of Kashan is its ancient and large bazaar. Its primary structure dates to the 7th century AH. The same is extremely beautiful and has splendid ceilings. Here there are innumerable caravansaries, arcades, water reservoirs etc. present.
More information about Kermanshah Bazaar
Kermanshah Bazaar
in Kermanshah City
One of the noticeable and important buildings of Kermanshah is its large and ancient market (bazaar), and its primary structure is related to the Qajar period. This bazaar is adorned ... MORE
One of the noticeable and important buildings of Kermanshah is its large and ancient market (bazaar), and its primary structure is related to the Qajar period. This bazaar is adorned in a splendor style. The goods available here are: local colored apparel, handicrafts like: giveh (a local foot-ware), ...
More information about Ray and Varamin bazaars
Ray and Varamin bazaars
in Ray (Rey) City
city: Ray (Rey)
Other old bazaars of Tehran province are Ray Bazaar and Varamin Bazaar which are of historical value. MORE
Other old bazaars of Tehran province are Ray Bazaar and Varamin Bazaar which are of historical value.
More information about Babol Bazaar
Babol Bazaar
in Babol City
city: Babol
The ancient bazaar of Babol is also known as the 'panjshanbeh bazaar' or the Thursday bazaar. The same is located in Haseer Furushan locality of Babol. In the past this bazaar was ... MORE
The ancient bazaar of Babol is also known as the 'panjshanbeh bazaar' or the Thursday bazaar. The same is located in Haseer Furushan locality of Babol. In the past this bazaar was a place where mats were sold. Local products and handicrafts, such as articles made of wood and mats are on sale here.
More information about Ahar Bazaar
Ahar Bazaar
in Ahar City
city: Ahar
The ancient Bazaar of Ahar, is adorned in a spectacular fashion, with specific plaster moldings and unique oriental design. The bazaar is composed of various sections and has been ... MORE
The ancient Bazaar of Ahar, is adorned in a spectacular fashion, with specific plaster moldings and unique oriental design. The bazaar is composed of various sections and has been repaired during the Qajar period.
More information about Damqan Bazaar
Damqan Bazaar
in Damgan (Daamghan) City
The frame work of this bazaar is extremely ancient, and the said has been repaired during the Qajar reign. The shops vary in size. This bazaar has two caravansaries which are responsible ... MORE
The frame work of this bazaar is extremely ancient, and the said has been repaired during the Qajar reign. The shops vary in size. This bazaar has two caravansaries which are responsible for the work that the various guilds are employed in.
More information about Gorgan Old Bazaar
Gorgan Old Bazaar
in Gorgan City
city: Gorgan
This bazaar known as "Na'l Bandan" is situated in the ancient quarters of the town. Here, there are historical and religious buildings, water tanks and caravansaries. The ancient Gorgan ... MORE
This bazaar known as "Na'l Bandan" is situated in the ancient quarters of the town. Here, there are historical and religious buildings, water tanks and caravansaries. The ancient Gorgan network was one of the most important centers for commercial, cultural and social activities. This ancient bazaar ...
More information about Khomein Bazaar Archade
Khomein Bazaar Archade
in Khomeyn City
city: Khomeyn
The said which lies in a hollow area, is a octagonal structure with a domed ceiling. This structure is a remnant of the ancient bazaar of Khomein and constructed of stone. Its architecture ... MORE
The said which lies in a hollow area, is a octagonal structure with a domed ceiling. This structure is a remnant of the ancient bazaar of Khomein and constructed of stone. Its architecture is similar to that of other archaic bazaars of Iran.
More information about Mirza Seyed Reza Bazaar
Mirza Seyed Reza Bazaar
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
This is a covered bazaar (with a roof), and was constructed in the year 1301 AH. in Khoram Abad. The same was a center of commercial activities even for the cities around Khoram Abad. ... MORE
This is a covered bazaar (with a roof), and was constructed in the year 1301 AH. in Khoram Abad. The same was a center of commercial activities even for the cities around Khoram Abad. The bazaar has two 'alleys'- the eastern alley comprises of 24 shops and the northern alley 16 shops in number. The ...
More information about Sheikh Alaoddoleh Bazaar
Sheikh Alaoddoleh Bazaar
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
Due to the construction of a road, this bazaar has been divided into two. The same dates to the 8th century AH. and was constructed by the reputed Gnostic Sheikh Alaoddoleh Semnani. ... MORE
Due to the construction of a road, this bazaar has been divided into two. The same dates to the 8th century AH. and was constructed by the reputed Gnostic Sheikh Alaoddoleh Semnani. During the Qajar era the same was repaired and even in the recent years, parts of it has been repaired and renovated.
Toz was one of the commercial and trading centers and was famous for is textiles, such as cotton or other decorative materials braided with gold or silver. Other remnants such as ruined ... MORE
Toz was one of the commercial and trading centers and was famous for is textiles, such as cotton or other decorative materials braided with gold or silver. Other remnants such as ruined edifices, broken pieces of stone and earthenware objects are evidences stating the importance of this city in the ...
This bazaar which is located in the old city of Lar, was built during the reign of Shah Abbas Safavid. It has been registered on the list of National Cultural Heritage sites of Iran. ... MORE
This bazaar which is located in the old city of Lar, was built during the reign of Shah Abbas Safavid. It has been registered on the list of National Cultural Heritage sites of Iran. The building was once repaired in 1310 AH. by Fathali Khan Garashi and has been restored recently by National Cultural ...
These are named as, Aradan bazaar in the village of Aradan, Garmsar bazaar in Garmsar and Jelow Khan bazaar in Semnan. MORE
These are named as, Aradan bazaar in the village of Aradan, Garmsar bazaar in Garmsar and Jelow Khan bazaar in Semnan.
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