By Afshin Majlesi
TEHRAN – Noruz, the ancient, national festive of the Iranians, is the right time for those who have been for long fancying being in Tehran.
TEHRAN – “The Bazaar of Isfahan”, a book written by British art historian Paul Olivier, was unveiled Thursday during a ceremony at the Oxford Brookes University in England.
Iranian artisan Farhad Yadegari dyes large piles of thread in his workshop nested at a historic bazaar in Zanjan, northwest of the country, on February 25, 2017. He has been catering to various rug weaving workshops for over 40 years. Zanjan carpets are renowned for their rich, bright and exotic colors, enough to liven up any room. Tehran Times/ Farhad Safari
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (C) pays a visit to the historical grand bazaar in downtown Tehran on February 1, 2017. Ayrault arrived in the Iranian capital on Jan. 30 at the head of a 100-strong economic and political delegation.
As one of the oldest trading centers in Iran, the grand Bazaar of Kerman embraces a variety of mazes, intersections, entrances, and passageways.
Men darn and repair parts of some hand-woven Persian carpets in the Tabriz historic bazaar complex, November 21, 2016.
TEHRAN - Tabriz historic bazaar complex, a labyrinth of interconnected covered passages that adds up to about 5 kms, has been a melting pot of cultural exchange since antiquity and once a hot spot on the ancient Silk Road.
TEHRAN – The relatively historic grand bazaar in the heart of Tehran boasts various mazes, corridors, lanes, intersections, entrances and passageways with hundreds of shops offering different types of goods and services.