One of the largest and most labyrinthine bazaars of
the country was mostly built during the early 16th
century, although some of it dates back almost 1300
The main entrance is via the Qeysarieh Portal at the
northern side of Imam Square.
This high gateway is decorated with tiles and higher
up, frescos by the great Reza Abbasi, depicting Shah
Abbas war with the Uzbeks.
In the bazaar, the distinctive domes and vaulted
ceilings usually culminate in an opening, sometimes
star-shaped, allowing shafts of light to spill in on
the commence below. Trade is busiest in the mornings
and you'll find souvenirs nearer to Imam Sq.