Sells plenty of canework and the odd briar pipe.
Souvenirs ranging from Gilaki wooden spoons to amusing wicker frogs are sold here.
If you’re looking for more upmarket inlay boxes Nafis, 2km north of Shohoda Sq, is the place to go.
Sells brilliant city maps (US$1).
pottery shops sell colourful, locally famous pottery from Lalejin.
Hamadan region is famous for its leatherwork, wooden inlay, ceramics and carpets. Try contacting the Union of Carpet Co-operatives.
Small bookshop stocking excellent city maps (IR7000).
Sells fabulous carrot-and-walnut halva and noghl.
This shop is the most intriguing of the curio shops along Imam Ave.
Sells great-value camping gear including head torches (from US$6), sprung hiking sticks (US$9) and 1:300,000 Farsi maps of the Alborz (US$1).