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Azadi Tower

I am so glad we made the effrt to get to this. It is an amazing piece of architecture and it is not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David-A-NZ
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Auckland
very impressive

this is a very interesting place to visit when in Tehran, standing in a park, visited by many local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Piotr M
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Warsaw, Poland
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Azadi Square, Tehran 11369, Iran
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 August 2014

If you are in Tehran, you MUST see this monument, not only for the historic and political reason, but also for the architectural beauty of it. I was there almost a year ago and I was able to visit the museum inside and underneath the...More

5  Thank Layla F
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Architecturally, the Azadi Tower is beautiful. It was built in 1971 to commemorate the 2,500 anniversary of the Persian Empire. There is an expanse of greenery surrounding the tower itself (after the greenery are a zig-zag of highly congested roads). I recommend standing on the...More

4  Thank Christopher D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the best monument of Tehran. It is designed by Hossein Amanat, a famous Iranian architect in his twenties. It has very unique architectural elements representing different eras of Persian art and architecture. It has a nice museum at the bottom and you can...More

Thank behranga2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a city square in Tehran. Azadi Tower is in the square. It was designed by a young Bahai architect who fled Iran in 1979. It was commissioned by the last shah or Iran

Thank Parin J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad we made the effrt to get to this. It is an amazing piece of architecture and it is not far away from many of the sites in central Tehran

Thank David-A-NZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tower is ordered by the Shah! It is a a mixture designed of modern anf tradtional trends. It is located just near the Mehrabad air port. There is also an museum under it.

Thank aidinv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a very interesting place to visit when in Tehran, standing in a park, visited by many local people

3  Thank Piotr M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nothing spectacular. you can see it from the car/bus.no need to get down. it is an interesting archetecture

Thank hookedonbirds
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Azadi Tower in one of Iran`s most ambitious monuments . Azadi means Freedom in Iranian language "Farsi". The tower has built in 1971 as Shah`s memorial and before the Islamic revolution was called "Shahyad " by the people. the Tower is located in the west...More

Thank Hamid K
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This beautifully designed monument dates back to the Pahlavi period. It used to be the highest building in Tehran in the early 70s!

Thank lpourlak
Reviewed 4 October 2018

It's a gorgeous structure. Must visit. Also, go up by the lift and have a look around Also, the small museum inside is worth a visit. Total time required is less than an hour.

Thank JayC3131
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

It’s one of the oldest squares in tehran The design is unique If you want to see its wonder you should stand under it to see the beauty and the muse of it

Thank Ronak G
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