About Tabriz

About Tabriz city | Tabriz is one of Iranian tourist attractions, which is located in northwest of Iran. It dates back to Sassanid era. This city is a center for tourist attractions such as Kandovan village, Arasbaran area, Bazaar of Tabriz, etc. It also has various souvenirs, handicrafts and local foods. In this article we want to introduce this city to you.

Geography and climate of Tabriz

Tabriz height from sea level is 1351 meters. It is 324 square kilometers in area. Because Tabriz is located in a cold area, it is cold in winter and warm in summer.

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Language of Tabriz people

Majority of Tabriz people speak in Azerbaijani. However, minority of the people speak in Persian and Armenian.

Custom and ceremonies of Tabriz people

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Jahaz Barun

Jahaz Barun (or Jahaz Jurmeh in local language) is a ceremony in which close relatives of bride are invited to set up dowry in her house and decorate it. In this ceremony, every relative of bride gives some gifts to bride. After setting up dowry, groom’s family is invited to participate in this ceremony.


Khastegari is the first step of the traditional Iranian marriage process. This ceremony is held in special way. First, a girl is chosen. Then, heads of boy’s family go to girl’s house. They ask girl’s opinion on marriage.

Tabriz local foods

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Tabriz local foods are popular among Iranians. They have special flavor and fragrance. Some of them include Kufteh Tabrizi, green bean kuku, Ash-e Miveh, Ash Mast, Abgoosht, Doimaj, Dolma, Persian carrot stew, Ash-e Omaj, Qurma Shurbasi, Qarni Yarikh, Dash Kalam Ashi, and Khagineh.

Tabriz sweets

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Tabriz sweets are one of Iranian delicious and famous souvenirs. They include Qurabiya, nougat, Eris, Turkish delight, Shirini Latifeh, Halve Barzak, Churutmeh, Reshteh Khataie and saffron Tabrizi Lovuez.

Tabriz handicrafts

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In addition to local sweets, Tabriz has handicrafts which you can buy as souvenirs. These handicrafts include carpets, jajim, woodcarving, toreutics, Varni (a woolen and silk local handmade textile), leather products, kilim, ceramic dishes, Mamaqan Duzi (a type of sewing by using of silk threads) and silver inlaying.

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