Tag: Tabriz

Tabriz Bazaar, Iran’s oldest market – a photo journey

One of the the best things to do in Tabriz, and one of Iran's most precious bazaars, Tabriz Grand Bazaar is a must if you are travelling around northern Iran. Here is a fascinating photo journey through its labyrinthine alleys, beautifully covered ...

Things to do in Tabriz, the City of Firsts

Known as the "city of firsts", Tabriz is the capital of Iranian northern province of East Azerbaijan and hometown of many of the country's pioneers. At about 1350 meters above sea level, Tabriz is usually cold in winter and cool-ish in summer, ...

Painfully wounded Tabriz Blue Mosque

Tabriz Blue Mosque facade Tabriz Blue Mosque was built in 1465 under the rule of Muzaffar al-Din Jahan Shah, leader of the Qara Quyounlu tribal federation that ruled over a territory comprising modern Azerbaijan, north-western Iran, eastern ...