Milad Tower (Borj-e Milad)
Houman is well connected with local environmental groups and specialises in arranging a variety of local and national tours into the...
Ali Reza Javaheri
Speaks extremely good English and Spanish.
Ali speaks English and knows Tehran (and much of its history) well. He and his air-conditioned Peugeot will cost you €70 a day depending...
Azadi Sports Stadium
Iran’s favourite sport is football (soccer), which is played at several smaller stadiums and the giant-sized, 100,000-capacity Azadi...
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Milad Tower (Borj-e Milad) information
Totally dominating the low-rise skyline of Tehran’s western suburbs, Milad Tower finally opened in 2008 after 13 on-again-off-again years of construction. Standing 435m high, including 120m of antenna, in 2012 it was the world’s sixth-tallest freestanding tower. The tower bears a striking resemblance to Toronto’s CN Tower, with the octagonal concrete shaft tapering slightly up to a pod with 12 floors. The pod is home to an observation deck, a revolving restaurant, a ‘sky dome’ and various TV, radio and traffic control functions. Authorities insist the tower is built to withstand a large earthquake. For us, whether you come to the tower or not depends largely on the weather; on a rare clear day the views are worth it, but otherwise probably not. You need a taxi to get here.