Category: Tabriz

Saat tower

Saat tower Saat Tower, the symbol of Tabriz also known as Tabriz Municipality Palace, which is located in the center of the city and on the left side of the Blue Mosque that was built in 1934 by the order of Reza Shah Pahlavi. After the World War II, the building was used by the Azerbaijan Democrat Party as a government office. When Iranian troops regained control of Tabriz in…

El Goli

El Goli (formerly Shah Goli) is a superb park around an artificial pond. In the center, a small hall is on an island with a restaurant nice for eating some kebab or drinking tea while enjoying the freshness of the park in summer. The place belongs to Aq Qoyunlu that it has been developed in Safavi dynasty. Also about its usages, it has been mentioned that the lake originally was…

Constitution house

Constitution house Is a house retracing the story of the Iranian constitutional revolution in the early 20th century which made Tabriz a high place of the uprising. It is quite well documented and kept; although few English translations are available. The edifice is located next to the Tabriz grand bazaar, on Motahari Avenue. During the years leading up to the Constitutional Revolution and afterward, the house was used as the…

Ark-e-Alishah

Ark-e-Alishah Ark e- Alishah or known as Arg-e Tabriz is a remnant of a fortress built in the Ilkhanate period. Historians believe that it was used as a military castle but clerics claim the structure was initially used as a mosque in its early days. After the Revolution, large parts of the building were destroyed by the clerics to prepare a new place for Friday prayers in Tabriz. The structure…

Amir Nezam House or Qajar Museum

Amir Nezam House or Qajar Museum Amir Nezam House, also known as the Qajar Museum of Tabriz, is a historical building in Sheshghelan district, one of the oldest quarters of Tabriz in East Azarbaijan province. The house was built during the reign of Nassereddin Shah by Amir Nezam Garrousi who was the king’s chief of staff, Historian reported. Today only parts of this building remain that other parts have been…