Getting around Bazaars in Tehran. Local Food, Local People, Architecture

If you would like to get more familiar with people’s daily life on your trip to Iran, the best way is to go to shopping centers and bazaars. 

  • Bazaar of Tajrish

There are traditional and modern bazaars in Tajrish Square. The traditional part with a traditional and roofed atmosphere has lots of stores. The grocery stores at its center are one of the most interesting sections. It has all the seasonal fruits in Iran. Outside the bazaar and next to Tajrish Square restaurants are selling “Aash” and “Halim”. Aash is a kind of soup made of various kinds of beans and vegetables and Halim is a very delicious mixture of meat and wheat. Moreover, in this square, near the metro station, you can find many local dishes such as “Kufteh” and “Dolmeh”.

  • The Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar of Tehran is a very good place for watching people’s behavior without being noticed. The excessive crowdedness of this area causes people’s excessive effort and running about.

Winding corridors, annular barrel vaults, and traditional ventilators have created a different shape with the daily development of this bazaar. shops selling similar goods and merchandise are usually located in a small part of the bazaar.

Tourists have regarded the roofed bazaar of Tehran as one of the most attractive destinations of the country. 

  • How to Reach the Grand Bazaar

To get to the Grand Bazaar of Tehran, as we explained in the section related to Golestan Palace, the best way is to use the subway (called Metro in Iran) from your nearest station to Panzdah-e-Khordad Subway Station.

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