Ghari Bridge

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The Ghari Bridges are two historical bridges over Quri River, in Tabriz
Tabriz is the fourth largest city and one of the historical capitals of Iran and the capital of East Azerbaijan Province. Situated at an altitude of 1,350 meters at the junction of the Quri River and Aji River, it was the second largest city in Iran until the late 1960s, one of its former...

, Iran
Iran , officially the Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name "Iran" has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia...

. Because of their age, currently both of the bridges have been closed to traffic. According to some scholars, there was an older bridge with the same name at the same location on the river, that was destroyed during construction of these two bridges.

The word Ghari means "elder woman" in Azeri Turkish languages.

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