Tabriz, the world Carpet Weaving City

Event or Heritage: 
Heritage
The reasons of selecting Tabriz as “The world carpet weaving city” 1) The history of carpet production in Tabriz and its universal fame. 2) The existence of historic Bazaar of Tabriz and multiple carpet sales units (more than 1800 units) 3) Producing high quality, tough carpets with unique designs and herbal dyeing. 4) The presence of more than 20.000 weavers in Tabriz and more than 200,000 weavers in Azerbaijan province. 5) The existence of more than 1450 carpet weaving workshops. 6) The existence of dyeing, hand spinning, carpet loom constructions, carpet cleaning, centers and so on… in Tabriz. 7) The presence of more than 200 top carpet designers in Tabriz. 8) The existence of carpet faculty in Islamic Art university of Tabriz, as one of the valid and reliable scientific carpet centers of the world. 9) The existence of 8 active non-governmental centers of carpet production, carpet sales and carpet exports. 10) Exporting different kinds of carpet to the world. 11) Manufacturing different technical products and fantastic carpet pictures. 12) The existence of Tabriz valid carpets in different museums of the world. Carpets like Kerakooy, Cheliy and Shekargah.
Type of heritage: 
Intangible (traditions, celebrations, festivals, storytelling, gastronomy, carnivals, markets)
Silk road connection: 
laying in silk road
Name of the Organization: 
tourism development organization of tabriz municipality
Type of the Organizer: 
Government
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Locations

Tabriz Iran 38° 4' 48.99" N, 46° 17' 32.352" E Tabriz
Iran
38° 4' 38.9388" N, 46° 17' 19.8024" E
Tabriz Iran 38° 4' 48.99" N, 46° 17' 32.352" E Tabriz
Iran
38° 4' 38.9388" N, 46° 17' 19.8024" E