Bazaar of Qaisariye in Laar

Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Date of Submission: 09/08/2007
Criteria: (i)(ii)(iii)(vi)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
State, Province or Region:
Laar, Fars Province
Ref.: 5196


Laar is a sample of an urban planning belonging to pre-Safavid dynasty. Continuity of Bazaar of Qaisariye after the historical Earthquake Event and its planning and expansion and construction of a Square with polo gate and surrounding porticos shows a unique complex of urbanization from post-earthquake period.

Statements of authenticity and/or integrity

The used materials and the plan, its functionality and integrity.

Comparison with other similar properties

From planning viewpoint, it can be compared with Bazaar Vakil in Shiraz and Bazaar of Qaisariye in Isfahan. From the-materials-used viewpoint as well as anatomic and static viewpoints, it is comparable with its contemporary buildings.