A new trade on the ancient Silk Route

A new trade on the ancient Silk Route Once a thriving trade route with Tibet, today the Johar Valley is home to a new type of commerce: a bizarre caterpillar fungus that can fetch more than $20,000 per kilo. so it is considered a new trade on the ancient Silk Route. Far from the modern […]

Zeinodin Caravanserai

Zeinodin Caravanserai, Yazd

Zeinodin Caravanserai Zeinodin Caravanserai: The Zein-o-Din Caravanserai is located in Mehriz, Yazd, Iran. The caravanserai belongs to the 16th century and it is situated on the ancient Silk Road. This caravanserai was built during the reign of Shah Abbas I to provide facilities to travelers. Zein-o-din is one of two caravanserais built with circular towers […]

Bam Citadel Kerman

Bam Citadel Kerman

Bam Citadel Bam Citadel and its Cultural Landscape, which was the largest clay building in the world which is located in Bam, a small city in Kerman Province. It registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site which includes Bam and its Cultural Landscape. The great Bam citadel Kerman dates back to the Achaemenid Empire on the […]

Tabriz Bazaar

Tabriz Bazaar

Tabriz Bazaar Tabriz Bazaar: Tabriz has been a place of cultural exchange since antiquity. Its historic bazaar complex is one of the most important commercial centers on the Silk Road. A bazaar has existed on the same site since the early periods of Iranian urbanism following Islam. Bazaar of Tabriz mentioned by Macro Polo in […]