About Bazaar of Hamadan
Bazaar of Hamadan like most old bazaars in Iran, is roofed with Islamic architecture. It belongs to Qajar Period. This bazaar is located in downtown and consists of rows each of which is dedicated for a special product or business. Looking carefully at Hamadan map, we realize that all rows of bazaar of Hamadan are constructed around Jama Mosque. Traders and artisans used to say their zuhr (noon) and asr (afternoon) prayers in Jama Mosque and they do the same now. There are other smaller mosques other than Jama Mosque in different parts of the bazaar. Those traders, who are more distant from Jama Mosque, say their prayers in these smaller mosques. Peyghambar Mosque, Sarnamaz-Gah Mosque and Aghaye Akhund Mosque are some of these mosques that are located in Peyghambar Row, at the beginning of Gandomiha Row and at the end of Gandomiha Row, respectively. There have been several public bathrooms for merchants and travelers apart from the mosques. In addition, there have been bakery, grocery store, and cafe and tea house at the intersection of these rows that were operating all day long.