Tajrish is a former village in Shemiranat County, Tehran Province, Iran, which has since been absorbed into Tehran.
The Tajrish neighbourhood is located along the northern edge of Tehran. This neighbourhood is one of the oldest parts of Tehran and during the last few decades, has become popular with the wealthy by virtue of the low levels of pollution, in turn created by the area’s favorable location along Tehran’s northern hills. Tajrish is situated in the Shemiranat County. As of 2006, the neighborhood had 86, 000 inhabitants.
The Tajrish bazaar, located in the northern parts of Tehran, is one of the oldest areas of Tehran, Shemiran district and is close to Emamzadeh Saleh Mausoleum as well as Velenjak, Darband and Darakeh mountain resorts. The name Tajrish is driven from the language of Tat which was the official language of Shemiran before choosing Tehran as the capital.
Tajrish Bazaar was built according to architectural styles of other traditional bazaars in Tehran. Some of the arches have been destroyed in construction of near-by, multi-story buildings and some of the traditional identity has been transformed by growing urbanization but for the most part the bazaar has been maintained of its original architecture.
Above each store they have their store name scripted in mosaic tiles. The bazaar is covered and has many passage ways leading to different sections where you can purchase goods. You can find everything from spices, dairy, clothes, fabrics, nuts & dried fruits, traditional cookware, fruits & veggies and so much more. The fruit & vegetable market is one of the most popular attractions of the bazaar, as you can find local and foreign produce.
The stunning historical shrine of Emamzadeh is located adjacent to the bazaar, with access from inside. Emamzadeh Saleh contains the tomb of Saleh, a son of Imam Musa al-Kadhim. At the entrance to the shrine, people hand out sweets and dates.