A Free Walking Tour in The City of National Heroes
- ThemeArchitecture/ UNESCO Heritage/ Religious and Epic/ Eastern Bazaar/ Handicraft
- Duration2 hr(s) and 30 min(s)
- Best TimeSPRING | SUMMER
Wandering in one of the longest covered bazaar of Iran dating back to the ancient eras;
Exploring the Jame mosque of Tabriz which is the museum of Iranian-Islamic architecture from Seljuk to Qajar eras;
Visiting the Qajarid house built in 1868.
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A Free Walking Tour in the City of National Heroes (Tabriz).
Rich historical and cultural heritage of Tabriz, has made this ancient city the Tourism Capital of Iran in 2018. The route offers you a glimpse into the history of the city from the ancient eras to the 20th century. First, visit the bustling Grand Bazaar, recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. This is the longest covered bazaar in the world and the reminiscent of prosperous Silk Road trading in Tabriz. Then, walk to the Jame Mosque, a 12th-century relic from the Seljuk period. The last site would be The Constitution House of Tabriz, a 19th-century splendid house where you can appreciate the unquestionable role of Tabriz in the contemporary history of Iran.
Duration : 1 hr(s)
Point Type: STARTING
Grand Bazaar of Tabriz
Having located on the Silk Road, the Bazaar of Tabriz continues to function as the most important trade center for both the locals of Tabriz, and the north-western region of Iran. In fact, the long history of the Bazaar can be assumed based on its contribution to the Silk Road. The Bazaar of Tabriz is a notable example of Iranian traditional marketplace, located in the center of Tabriz. It is hard to point out an exact date for the construction of the bazaar, but accounts of travelers date back to as early as the 11th century. It has been visited by many notable travelers such...
Duration : 45 mins
Point Type: ENDING
Constitution House of Tabriz (Khaneh Mashrouteh)
Also called Kuzehkonani House, this handsome Qajarid building is located in the west side of the Grand Bazaar of Tabriz. It is most reputed for its role in the Constitutional Movement of Iran which took place in the early 20th century.
In 1868, Haj Mehdi Kuzehkonani, a well-known merchant of Tabriz commissioned this magnificent house. Tabriz was the city where the first flames of the Constitutional movement ignited. In 1908, Haj Mehdi Kuzehkonani, who was himself a political activist, decided to support the revolution. He dedicated his house to ...
Duration : 45 mins
Point Type: STOP OVER
Jameh Mosque of Tabriz
Jame Mosque of Tabriz, also known as Masjed Jom'a and Jame‘Kabiri, is one of the oldest monuments of Tabriz. Based on available documents, research results of historians and opinion of old informants, this mosque was built during Seljuk era (11th and 12th centuries) and functioned as Masjed-e Jame from its early days.
Unfortunately, parts of the mosque, especially some of its arches, were destroyed in an earthquake in 1779. However, the mosque was renovated and turned into its present form by Hossein-Qoli Khan Donbali, one of the governors of Tabriz in the Qajarid ...
- Grand Bazaar of Tabriz free
- Constitution House of Tabriz (Khaneh Mashrouteh)3 €
- Jameh Mosque of Tabriz free
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