Isfahan Bazaar generally refers to the markets in Isfahan around Naghsh Jahan Square, such as Mesgarha Bazar ( blacksmiths’ bazaar ), the Qeysarie bazaar, and Isfahan Grand Bazaar.
Isfahan Grand Bazaar continues from Naghsh Jahan Square to the Grand Mosque (Atiq Mosque). This traditional market was built 400 years ago during the Safavid period.
In the Isfahan Grand Bazaar, there were mosques, baths, religious seminaries and Timcheh and numerous houses ( Sara ), many of which are still standing. There are several crossroads along Isfahan Grand Bazaar.
In addition, a series of markets branch off from the main bazaar, such as the Haruniyeh market, the samovar market, Tofangsazha market, the Qalandar garden market, the goldsmith market, the hatter market, and Nim Avard market.
Among the Timchehs ( houses for business and traditional shops in Isfahan Grand Bazaar ), we can name Timcheh Malek, Mokhles House, Golshan House, Ardestaniha House, Khani House, Agha House, Paderakht Sokhteh House, Miresmail House, Talar House, Khansari House, Saraye Jarchi and Saraye Fakhr.
Among the schools of religious sciences in Isfahan’s Grand Bazaar, we can name the following: Kasegaran School, Haruniyeh, Nimavard, Jeddeh Bozorg, Jeddeh Kuchak, Mullah Abdullah School, Jarchi Bashi School and Sadr School.
The mosques of Isfahan Grand Bazaar can be named as follows: Khayyatha Mosque, Masjedno Mosque, Zulfiqar Mosque, Shishegari Mosque, Jarchi Mosque.