tabriz grand bazaar

This bazaar is the oldest one in the Middle East, one of the largest covered bazaars in the world and also, one of the most important commercial centers on the Silk Road that was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site in July 2010. The structure of all traditional bazaars is that they have a mosque behind the main part and it shows Iranian bazaars are not  only commercial centers but also centres of cultural and even political affairs.