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Iran Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Iran

While the shops offer a wide selection of quality goods, local items can be bought in the many bazaars. Purchases include hand-carved, inlaid woodwork, carpets, rugs, silks, leather goods, mats, tablecloths, gold, silver, glass and ceramics. Bargaining is customary. There are restrictions on which items may be taken out of the country.

Shopping hours

Generally shops and bazaars are open between 0830 and 2030, except on a Friday.