TabrizIslamic Republic of Iran
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Tabriz, located in the northwestern part of Iran with 4,000 years of history, is one of the most ancient cities in Iran and the world. It has been the capital of Iran for 185 years in history and was the 4th biggest city of the world in 1500 AD. Standing on the main connecting road between Asia and Europe, with its world heritage "Great Bazaar", Tabriz metropolis is the administrative, communicational, historical, industrial and cultural hub of excellence in the region. The great bazaar of Tabriz, with its Islamic architecture is the biggest brick-made roofed bazaar of the world and was the heart of the Silk Road in the past.