Iran Tourism, The land of Grapes and Dried Nuts
Population:101,518; Center: Malekan;Distance to Tabriz:143 km
_Shursu Tourism Pilot Zone
_Bakht Leylan Fort
_Bridges: Leylan (1 km south of Leylan city, over Leylan river,ll khanid period) and Qoli Kandi(Safavid period)
_Mordoq Chay River Banks
_Ali Balaghi Spring
Population:191,291; Center:Miyaneh; Distance to Tabriz:167 km
_Kandovan Tourism pilot Zone
_Mahi Abad Lagoon (north of Miyaneh, a temporary habitat for birds)
_Bridges: Shahr Chay (in Miyaneh city) and Dokhtar (was built in Sassanid era and renovated in Safavid period)
_Turk Stony Mosque (one of the major historical monuments in Miyaneh for its architectural style)
_Qiz Qalasi (i.e. the Maiden Fort, built simultaneously with Dokhtar Bridge) and Najaf Qoli Khan Historical Fort
_jamal Abad Caravanserai
_Hot Springs:Goy Daraq Village and Maman
_Dam`s Lakes:Ostur (shahriyar) and Aydoghmush
_QezalOzan River Banks
Bozghush Mountain Slopes
Population:68,300 center:Distance to tabriz:138 km
_Barband Tourism Pilot Zone
_Sheikh Es-hagh Tomb (southern bank of Kuchak River)
_forts:Ay Qalasi (in Shiran village) and Howzli (in Esma`il Kandi village)
_Dam lakes:Arbatan and Nahand
_Okuzdaghi Mineral Spring
The Red Gold of Iran
POPULATION:48,112;Center: Varzaqan; Distance to Tabriz: 103 km
_chichaklu Tourism Pilot Zone (with rare wildlife species)
_Akkhareh Fossil Zone
_Seqendel Urartian Cuneiform Inscription
_Castle:Joshin Qal`eh (among the resistance centers during the early Arab`s invasion to Iran, was built in1st millennium BC) and Aghjeh Qal`eh
_Kharvana Mosque (13th and 14th centuries)
_Allah Dome (Mosque Tower)
_Amir Arshad House (late Qajar period)
_Villages: Aq Baba Faramarzi, Astamal, Keringan, Kasin and Karviq
_Karviq Village`s Horse Racing Track
Haft Cheshmeh (i.e.Seven Springs) Region
_Gol Akhor Waterfall (a place in where the flowers shed petals)
Population:66,042;Center:Hashtrud;Distance to Tabriz: 123km
_Azidahak Fort and Tourism Pilot Zone (or Zahhak Fort,20 km to Hashtrud city)
_Lagoons:Zolbin Goli,Qosha Goli, Bezujjeq Goli and Yaniq Goli
_Aydoghmush Chay River
_Qazi kandi and Khorram Daraq Earth Dams and Sahand Dam
_Bayazid-e- Bastami Tomb (10 km west of Hashtrud)
_Hashtrud Jame Mosque(Qajarperiod)
The people in Azarbaijan-e-sharqi province hold different ceremonies in preparation of Nowruz (Iranian New Year, starting March 21 st).peoplecelebrate Chaharshanbe Suri, ancient Iranian fire festival, on the last Wednesday night each year. They jump over a running water chanting.:”May the ill-omened Wednesday disappears”.Women mold a woman figure with dough (calling Charshanbe khatun) and place a mirror and a comb under it. This ceremony symbolizes the fertilization of earth on the last days of winter . In Qurijan village,woman light a small candle on a walnut shell and let it float on water. During Nowruz, groups of Sayachi performers (travelling musicians and singers) walk through cities and villages, announcing the arrival of a happy spring. During the holy month of Moharram (the first month in Islamic Calendar), people hold a Special morning ceremony called Shakh-sey Vakh-Sey (meaning king Hussein,Ah Hussein). In this ceremony some people rub mud or charcoal to their faces and heads (a gesture to show their deep grief). They also decorate a horse in a way resembling Imam Hussein`s horse.
Shah Savan and Arasbaran who possess a rich background and enjoy certain social and cultural characteristics. They usually have identified locations for their Yeylaq and Qeshlaq.
Improvised singing, dedicated music playing styles, melodic arrangement, and the maturity of the songs, harmonies, special methods and appropriateness of vocals of the singers are inseparable.
Characteristics of music in this part of the country. Researchers divide the music in Azarbayejan into the following five main segments:
- Ashiqlar (traditional musician bards)
- Khalq Mahinlari (nation songs) and Moqamlar
- Ta`ziah Musiqisi (mourning and relegions music)
- Amak Mahinlari (dayli work and endeavor music)
- Toy Duyun Mousiqisi (wedding and dancing music).
- The main handicrafts of this province are carpet, Masnad (a textile wowen with beautiful designs), Varni,Kilim, pottery,ceramic wares, needling, silver work, Gereh chini, basketry and Mamagan works or Ru Duzi, that is an Iranian traditional style of sewing in wich the main framework of cloth is covered with colorful silk-made stitches.
Tabriz kebab, Kufteh Tabrizi (huge meat balls), Pichaq Qeymeh (kabab made of diced meat), Reshteh Polow Qeysi (rice with dried apricot), Doymaj (bread, cheese and butter), Qarniyarikh (minced meat, lots of garlic, eggplant and parsley), Khingal (minced meat,shallot yogurt, dough and lots of garlic), Dushamah Polow (rice, saffron and chicken) as well as different kinds of soups, jams and Dolmrh (stuffed vegetables) are among the famouse local dishes in this province.
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