The historical capital of Iran, the modern and beautiful city of Tabriz is located northwest.
Tabriz is the homeland of many Iranian luminaries and is home to elegant historical monuments.
Tabriz Bazaar, Shahriar Museum, blue mosque, and Azerbaijan museum are great places, which you should put on your bucket list during visiting Iran.
You can enjoy history and nature visiting Kandovan rocky village near Tabriz.
There are some signs of civilization dating back 2,500 years in Tabriz. During the Qajar dynasty (1789-1925), Tabriz was the residence for the crown princes. In 2018, Tabriz was named as the "City Of The Islamic World Tourism” by the Organization of Islamic Conference.
Tabriz Bazaar with its fascinating interconnected alleys has different sections. It is a great example of the Iranian marketplace and was the first bazaar in the world listed as the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2010. Being more than seven-kilometre square meters, it is one of the biggest covered marketplaces in Iran. Do not forget to visit Mozaffarieh, the part of the bazaar allocated to the carpet market.
As its name suggests, the Blue Mosque is known for blue tile work decorated with calligraphy. Built-in 1465, only the entrance is still in the original structure. The interior walls are covered with blue mosaics and the floor is furnished with marble, which creates a magnificent atmosphere.
Don’t leave Tabriz without tasting Koofteh! This delicious dish is a great meatball. It is usually stuffed with walnuts, barberries, and sometimes eggs. Grounded meat and split peas. It is served with a tomato sauce. Tabrizi cheese is another thing that you should taste in the city. It has a salty taste with a delicate texture. Don’t forget Tabriz’s sweets and desserts like Nogha, Ris, and Baklava during your stay at Tabriz.
This historical rocky village is located 60 km southwestern Tabriz. The hive-like houses of the village are hand-carved. The origin of Kandovan dates back 6000 years ago. In some parts of the village, the thickness of the walls reaches two meters, that promise moderate weather in summer and winter. One of the most interesting facts about the village is that it has inhabitants. Mosque, school, and restaurant are used in the village.
Eyn-Ali cable provides you a chance to visit the beautiful city of Tabriz lying beneath your feet. Eyn-Ali Cable, a gondola lift in Mount Eynali in northern Tabriz, brings you up to the peak of Eyn-Ali mountain. The Eyn-Ali slope is considered as one of the recreation centers of people in Tabriz.