Esfahan Traditional Bazaar

Esfahan Traditional Bazaar

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Isfahan Traditional Bazaar is one of the most beautiful traditional Iranian bazaars with many fans and visitors. It is one of the oldest markets in the country.

Jean-Chardin the French visitor has described the “Qeysarieh Market and the Grand Isfahan Market with its exquisite backyard and ornamented with Chinese brick and jade stone platforms”. The traditional market of Isfahan and the Grand Market of Isfahan lead to the Jami Mosque and then to the naked market (Oryan Bazzar).

Isfahan Traditional Market is located in Naqsh-e Jahan Square and the entrance to the market is on Qeysarie. On the four sides of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, there are traditional Isfahan markets, the majority of which sell Isfahan handicrafts. Qeysarie market is in the historical context of Isfahan and most of its cells are dedicated to carpet sales. It is one of the thriving and popular shopping centers from the Safavia era. This market is also known as Soltani.

Qeysarie grand market is one of the largest and longest Bazzars in Isfahan and even the Middle East, with a length of several kilometers. Isfahan's Grand Bazaar leads to the Jami Mosque and then to the Arab Market. Due to its proximity to the mosque of Nezam al-Molk, it is also known as the Nezamiyeh market. Along the Market, there are some monuments as Neymar School, Jarj Mosque, Sadr School, Noor Mosque, Shishe (glass) Mosque, Zulfaqar Mosque, Tailor Mosque, Bazaar School, Harooniyeh, Nimrod School, Jeddah School and Mollah Abdullah School. The architecture of them is special and interesting.

Isfahan's Qeysarie Market has numerous temples, which are one of the key markets and trading hub points. Caravanserai and shops operate on a larger scale in Serra and Timisoara. The Qeysarie Market is built on two floors of high altitude, downstairs shops and guilds are on sale, and on the upper floor are offices and businesses of each cell.

The kianpour boutique hotel is located in approximate of 2.2 km away from this historical place in Isfahan. A luxury house accommodation in Iran needs to be close to historical monuments and other historical houses in Iran in order to make the visit easier for tourists.

Isfahan's Grand market has several barnches: Naked (Oryan) Bazaar, Harooniyeh, Golshan, Samovar-sazan, Maqsoudbeik. On the outskirts of Qeysarie, there are two tiles left behind that depict the wars and tribes of the time of King Abbas, survived. This market has been national registered with the number 315 on 21 Nov 1317.

The traditional market of Isfahan has unparalleled strength and great textural strength. The market is known for its luxurious and magnificent brickwork with brick and tile decorations, as well as the large platforms of jade and sumac stone. In the middle of the market is a large, circular space that has been built by historians to resemble Spanish Arab domes.

Isfahan bazaar, which is also known for its proximity to the Masjid Mosque and the Nizami School, is also one of the most beautiful, extensive and oldest markets in Iran. It is unclear exactly what year this market was built, but in travelogues dating from the fourth century AH and in line with the Dilmian regime, a thriving market in Isfahan has spoken of goods had being sold all over the world. In addition to the boom in the Dilmian and Seljuk era, this market has also been highly regarded and expanded in the Safavi and Qajar era. The market has beautiful quarters and eye-catching architecture that fascinate every viewer.

 This market has always been highly diversified throughout history. If you go to the Isfahan market you will still see its great variety. Most cellars and shops have been around for hundreds of years and have been supplying people with the goods for many years. This market in the style of all Iranian markets consists of cellars, rows, mosques, caravansaries, timiches, schools, baths and numerous quarters. Sadr School, Nimavard School, Mala Abdullah School, Jarchi Bashi Mosque, Timcheh Malek, Golshan Caravan and Makkas Caravan are the most historic segments of Isfahan market.

 The market consists of different parts, each belonging to a specific trade, but the most important part of the Isfahan market is the famous Qeysarie market which has an eye-catching architecture.

 Isfahan's indoor and long bazaar is leading to the mosque and then to the naked market. The market has many branches, some of which are now gone, but others, like some schools, still exist. In this market you will find everything that Isfahan art has had it in mind. Engraving, embroidery, handmade carpets, paving, miniature, tapestry, velvet and waxing are just some of the artworks in Isfahan bazaar.

The beautiful Qeysarie shrine is one of the most beautiful ways to enter the market. This historic and very tall hallway is adorned with exquisite and beautiful tiles and high arches. This market is not the only one in Isfahan. There are many other markets such as shoe market, string market, astronomy market, lamb market, etc. Each of them has a high historical background.

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