Tabriz

  • Tabriz, capital of East Azerbaijan Province, is located in a valley at the foot of the Sahand Mountains. Its blue mosque ranks amongst the masterpieces of enamel decoration in Iran. Of this 15th century monument, only the façade, a few pillars, sections of vaults and the remainders of a dome are left. The city is equally worth seeing for its towers and the citadel wall that dates back to the Mongolian ...
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  • Tabriz is home to the biggest indoor bazaar in Iran. Its beautiful red-brick mosques are also well-worth a visit
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  • The mosque fell into ruin following an earthquake in 1779 yet reconstruction didn't begin until 200 years later, in 1973.
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  • Tabriz is one of the oldest rug weaving centers and makes a huge variety of of different types of carpets
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Amy Adejokun
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Tabriz, capital of East Azerbaijan Province, is located in a valley at the foot of the Sahand Mountains. Its blue mosque ranks amongst the masterpieces of enamel decoration in Iran. Of this 15th century monument, only the façade, a few pillars, sections of vaults and the remainders of a dome are left. The city is equally worth seeing for its towers and the citadel wall that dates back to the Mongolian occupation of the 15th century. Do not forget to see the bazaar.

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