Tehran Grand Bazaar
The great tradition of building covered bazaars is one of the most
celebrated aspects of the Middle-East.
Tehran Grand Bazaar is one of the
many prime instances of this ancient tradition in Iran. A favorite of Tehran
city tours, Tehran Bazaar is the collection of numerous labyrinthine
corridors, Saras, Timches and shopping centers scattered in a vast expanse of 10
Tehran’s bazaar has always played a definitive part in Iranian history. Being
the backbone of Iranian economy, Tehran’s bazaar had been crucial in various
political and social developments including Iranian Constitutional Revolution
(1905–1911) and the most recent 1979 revolution. Tehran Bazaar’s strike went on
for weeks during these upheavals and contributed to radical political changes in
Iran’s modern history. Various sections of the bazaar serve different purposes.
For example, if you are seeking the most memorable souvenirs, you will find
extraordinary carpets and rugs in Carpet Bazaar. If you are here for sightseeing
and taking photos, you shouldn’t miss the famous Chahar-Sugh, the point of
genesis for the Grand Bazaar. Like Tajrish Bazaar in the north of Tehran, there
are also many excellent restaurants serving delicious local meals.
usually end up in one of these wonderful restaurants around lunchtime and try
the famous Kebab and Tah-Chin of the bazaar. Speaking of tours, you need to know
that wandering solo in the massive area of the Grand Bazaar could turn into a
bewildering journey. That is why we strongly recommend that you get an issue of
Tehran bazaar’s map if you aren’t traveling with a local guide. Now! How to
reach Tehran Grand Bazaar? Well the most convenient way especially if your
accommodation is far from the bazaar, is getting on Tehran’s metro on one of the
stations on the red line (marked on Tehran metro’s map). Your destination is 15 Khordad Station which gives you an easy access to the bazaar. Try to plan your
itinerary in a way that you reach Grand Bazaar not before 10 am. The opening
hours are usually between 10 am and 5 pm.
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