The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz is one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and the beating economic and cultural heart of the city. It reflects the city's role as an important cultural and mercantile point of exchange along the Silk Road, and also the city's role as capital during the Safavid dynasty in the 16th century. There are multiple sub-bazaars that make up the market, dedicated specifically to goods such as shoes, jewelry, carpets, and other goods. Anyone visiting Tabriz should make at least one stop at the Bazaar.
Tabriz Grand Bazaar, Bazar, Tabriz, East Azerbaijan, Iran (Directions)