Tabriz is one of the beautiful city in Iran and important because of ancient kings of Iran.
Tabriz is the capital of East Azarbaijan province.
It is an ancient city with a history going back about 4,500 years.
This city is the capital of one of the most famous provinces of Iran; the Azarbaijan or Aturpatgan.
It is the land of Azergoshnasp temple. The fire temple of the kings and the nobles of Iran. It is perhaps the birth place of Zaratushtra.
Tabriz was the residence of the crown prince under the Qajar kings, but the town did not return to prosperity until the second half of the 19th century.
The greatest boost to Tabriz came with the opening up Iran to the west at the turn of this century.
Ark or Citadel of Tabriz
Ark- e Tabriz in Persian is the impressive remainder of a great and imposing building in the town.
The Ark, a huge and crumbling brick citadel, is a notable landmark that was built in the early 14th century on the site of massive mosque.
This city is great introduction to Iran or if you have already been in Iran for a while, a great place to go and wander for a couple of days. The city’s inhabitants make you feel very friendly.