Imam Khomeini Mosalla


This stadium-sized mosalla (prayer hall) has been under construction forever and the sporadic works have been blamed for undermining the foundations of the neighbouring historic Arg-e Tabriz.

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1. Arg-e Tabriz

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This huge brick edifice off Imam Khomeini St is a chunky remnant of Tabriz’ early-14th-century citadel (known as ‘the Ark’). Criminals were once executed…

2. Anglican Church

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Behind high gates, the curious Anglican Church has a tower of four diminishing cylinders.

3. Museum of Measurement

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The measurement museum is hidden down a small, walled alley in a beautifully restored 160-year-old Qajar mansion. Skip it if you're not into rococo German…

5. Municipal Hall

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The iconic 1930s German-designed Municipal Hall, still the bastion of city power, dominates Sa'at Sq. There's a museum in the basement with various city…

6. Shahriyar House Museum

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Enter a time warp to late-'70s Tabriz in the preserved house of much-loved poet Ostad Shahriyar (1906–88). Surrounded by his everyday belongings, you…

7. Sarkis Church

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The relatively central Sarkis Church serves the Armenian community. It’s hidden in a basketball court behind high white gates.

8. St Mary's Church

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Dating from the 12th century, St Mary’s is a still-functioning Armenian church that was mentioned by Marco Polo. It was once the seat of the regional…