Traveling to Tabriz has several advantages such as being a lot of unique historical sites. One of the most impressive ones is Tabriz Grand Bazaar that is locally called Bazaar-Bozorg.
Tabriz has been a place of cultural exchange since antiquity and its historic bazaar complex is one of the most important commercial centres on the Silk Route. Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex consists of a series of interconnected, covered, brick structures, buildings, and enclosed spaces for different functions.
Apparently, you travel inside Iran and is going to through the cities. You will be exposed to several caravansaries’ structures even inside the bazaar. But what makes it different is the total structure of Tabriz bazaar is a complex of several caravansaries and alleys between them are covered and expanded.
Currently, Tabriz Grand Bazaar is one of the largest markets across the globe by having about 10 km covered lines where it enables everyone purchase all their needs in different quality from various brands.
It is well noted that Tabriz and its Bazaar were already prosperous and famous in the 13th century, when the town, in the province of Eastern Azerbaijan, became the capital city of the Safavid kingdom.
The city lost its status as capital in the 16th century, but remained important as a commercial hub until the end of the 18th century, with the expansion of Ottoman power. It is one of the most complete examples of the traditional commercial and cultural system of Iran.
As travel consultants, we would highly recommend visiting Tabriz and its covered bazaar in half a day at least in order to have sufficient time to walk randomly.