Tabriz is the capital city of East Azerbaijan province. Tabriz is the third-largest city of Iran after Tehran and Mashhad. Since the city is located in the mountainous region it has mild summer and very cold winter. Tabriz is known as the city of the firsts, a city without beggars, city of underpass and overpass, the safest city of Iran, second industrial city of Iran, the second city of the university in Iran, city of chocolate, the center of Automotive industry of Iran, and one of the most important cities of Iran in terms of accepting immigrants.
Day One in Tabriz
On the first day of your tour in Tabriz, your guide will take you to your hotel from the airport. After some hours rest in your hotel, you will start your city tour of Tabriz.
The sightseeing you will suppose to visit are:
- Azerbaijan museum,
- Constitutional revolution museum,
- Shahriar tomb,
- Kabood mosque,
- Scales museum and historic house,
- Tabriz Bazaar
And your day finishes with walking and spend some time in the Ilgoli mansion and park to be closer more with Iranians and their lifestyle.
Day Two in Tabriz
In the morning, you will be driven toward Kandovan volcanic village (One of the world's three rocky villages). Overnight in Kandovan
Day Three in Tabriz
On the third day, you will visit:
Jolfa Saint Stepanoos church, Kordasht historic complex, and Hammam, Asiab Kharabe
Day Four in Tabriz
Drive toward Kaleibar to visit Babak castle.
Where to stay in Tabriz?
There are a lot of luxurious hotels in Tabriz such as Pars Elgoli (El- Golu) hotel beside Elgoli Park, Tabriz international hotel that is located in Daneshgah square and it is a combination of traditional and modern architecture, Shahryar international hotel and Gostaresh hotel. But if you prefer to stay at less expensive hotels, Caspian, Esteghbal, Darya and Aras hotels can be good choices.
What to eat? Where to eat?
Tabriz like other cities of Iran has its traditional foods like Carrot Khoresh, Kufteh Tabrizi, Sarma, Kebab, Ashe Doogh (Yogurt soup), and Tomato soup. Fortunately, there are many nice luxurious modern and traditional restaurants in Tabriz, for example, Shahryar traditional restaurant, Haj Mohamad Ashpaz, Shandiz, Parviz Shishlik, Delestan, Gazmakh, Haj Ali and Berkeh restaurants as well as 38 degrees Italian restaurant in Daneshgah square.
What do we buy from Tabriz?
In Tabriz, you can buy different kinds of handicrafts such as Pottery, Suzani (textile), carpet, carved copper, handmade shoes, embroidery, Kilim, carved wood, ceramic, silver, and miniature. Tabriz also has delicious souvenirs like Qurabiya, Lovuez, Baklava, Nougat, Lokum (Rahat lokum) and nuts. You can buy all these souvenirs from the city’s Bazaars, for example, Kabud Bazzar, Shishehgar Khaneh Bazaar that is one of the most important Bazaars of Tabriz and Tabriz Grand Bazaar which is the largest brick-made roofed Bazaar in the world and it is one of the Iranian architecture masterpieces. There are also many modern shopping centers in the city like Laleh park shopping center, Bloor commercial center, and Javaher mall.