Bazaars and Market Halls

Monumental covered / permanent enclosed markets (opposite to market places in the open air).

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Al-Ahsa Oasis al-Qaysariyah market for food, spices and fabric (AB ev)
Aleppo Souk
Bahla Fort the inscription include souq, the Bahla Souq with few covered market halls.
Bukhara Tak-i Zargaron, a multiple dome-covered bazaar
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape Tavistock
Cracow Underneath the Cloth Market at the Rynok Square
Damascus Al-Hamidiyah Souk
Diamantina Old Market Hall (constructed in 1835)
Florence Saint Lawrence's Market, made of cast iron and glass
Guanajuato Mercado Hidalgo
Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town
Historic Cairo Khan el-Khalili
Istanbul Grand Bazaar
Medina of Tunis Souq el-Attarine
Meidan Emam, Esfahan Isfahan Grand Bazaar
Old City of Acre Souk
Old City of Jerusalem Cotton Market, the Cardo
Oporto Mercado do Bolhão
Red Fort Chhatta Chowk and Meena Bazaar in the Red Fort Complex
Samarkand Siyob Bazaar
Selimiye Mosque covered Arasta bazaar
Split Fish Market Hall
Tabriz Bazaar
Yazd Khan Bazaar


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