Visit Tabriz, Iran Travel Guide: Tabriz is the most populated city in Iranian Azerbaijan, the tabrizi's Speak Turkish Azeri like other parts of North-west of Iran like Oroumiye, Zanjan and Ardabil, Visit Tabriz as it is the fourth largest city and one of the historical capitals of Iran and the capital of East Azerbaijan Province. Tabriz was the second largest city in Iran until the late 1960s; the city has proven extremely influential in the country’s recent history. Tabriz is located in a valley to the north of the long ridge of the volcanic cone of Sahand, south of the Eynali mountain. The valley opens out into a plain that slopes gently down to the northern end of Salty Lake of Urmia, 60 km to the west. With cold winters and temperate summers the city is considered a summer resort.
Travel to Iran to visit Tabriz and find what to see in Tabriz: There are several attractions and places to visit in Tabriz, Visit Blue Kaboud Mosque (also dark mosque), visit Tabriz Covered Bazaar as one of Iran’s UNESCO heritage site, Visit Tabriz constitutions House, Visit Azarbaijan Museum, Arg-e Tabriz, several churchs like: St marry’s church in Tabriz, sarkis church, also Tabriz offers several attractions to which travelers can visit them in a day trip from Tabriz like: El-Goli(Shah-goli) Park and Kandovan Rocky village
Blue Mosque of Tabriz is also known as Masjed-e Kabood is a famous historic mosque in Tabriz, The mosque and some other public buildings were constructed in 1465 upon the order of Jahan Shah, the ruler of Kara Koyunlu, The mosque was severely damaged in an earthquake in 1779, leaving only the entrance iwan. Reconstruction began in 1973 by the late Reza Memaran Benam under the supervision of Iranian Ministry of Culture. However, the tiling is still incompelete. Visit Blue mosque of Tabriz
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex now registered as UNESCO world heritages site and located along one of the most frequented east-west trade routes, consists of a series of interconnected, covered brick structures, buildings, and enclosed spaces for a variety of functions - commercial and trade-related activities, social gatherings, and educational and religious practices. Closely interwoven with the architectural fabric is the social and professional organization of the Bazaar, which has allowed it to function over the centuries and has made it into a single integrated entity. Visit Tabriz Bazaar
Constitution House of Tabriz, also known as Khaneh Mashrouteh or khaneh Abolmeleh, is a historical two story edifice building and constructed in 1868 and it has numerous rooms and halls located next to the Great Bazaar of Tabriz, on Motahari Ave in Tabriz. During the years which led to Constitutional Revolution and afterwards the house was used as a gathering place of the leaders, activists and sympathizers of the movement. Among them, the most famous people were Sattar khan, Bagher Khan, Seqat-ol-Eslam Tabrizi and Haji Mirza Aqa Farshi and the founder Haji Mehdi Kuzeh kanaani, the two story building was constructed in 1868 by Haj Vali Me'mar-e Tabrizi It has numerous rooms and halls. The most beautiful part of the house is a skylight and corridor decorated with colorful glass and mirrors. Visit Constitution House of Tabriz
Azerbaijan Museum is the major archaeological and historical museum in Tabriz; it was established on April 1958. Visit Azerbaijan museum which consists of three major halls, a side yard, office rooms and a library. It mostly contains objects discovered from excavations in Iranian Azerbaijan also some artworks and sculptures of artists. Its library contains more than 2500 books both hand written and printed book about history, archaeology, art and Iranian culture. Apart from National Museum of Iran in Tehran, Azerbaijan Museum has the largest collection belonging to different periods of Iran's history. Visit Azarbaijan Museum of Tabriz
Kandovan rocky village is a tourist village near town of Osku in Tabriz. Visit Kandovan as the third rocky places in the world and also kandovan known as Iran’s Cappadocia, Its fame is due to its troglodyte dwellings. Some of the houses are at least 700 years old and are still inhabited. Kandovan is also known for its scenic beauty. A popular resort, it offers hotels and restaurants to serve tourists. Its mineral water is also popular with visitors and is believed to be a cure for kidney disease.
EL-GOLI is also known as Shah-Goli in Azarbaijan and Iran is the name of a large park-land area in Tabriz, Early history of the Shah-goli is not clear. However, it seems that it was used as a water resource for agricultural purposes. It was used as a summer palace during the Qadjar dynasty (when Tabriz was the official residence of Prince of Iran). It contains a palace that is surrounded by a great square water pool almost 12 meters deep. Visit El Goli in Tabriz
List of Armenian churches in Tabriz: Surp Hripsime Church - Tabriz - Mujumbar - 17th c, Surp Varvare Church - Tabriz - Mujumbar - 18th c. Surp Anrevuyt Church - Tabriz - Mujumbar – 1810, Surp Hovhannes Church - Tabriz - Sohrol - 19th c, Surp Grigor Lusavoritch Church - Tabriz - Aljamolk - 18th c, Surp Petros Church - Tabriz – Minavar, Surp Asdvadzadzin Church - Ghala, Tabriz – 1782, Surp Asdvadzadzin Church - Maralan, Tabriz - 18th c, Surp Sarkis Church - Lilava, Tabriz - 1821