Azadi ( freedom or liberty ) Tower is Tehran symbolic landmark . it has been built in commemoration of the 2500th anniversary of Persian empire . Construction accomplished in 1971 . It is all made of white marble stones which was carried from Isfahan . The tower height is 45 meter containing three levels inside . The architecture is inspired by a combination of Persian architecture of different times . The arch is called to be an inspiration of Taq Kasra (Persian monument remained from Sassanid era ) which is very artistic constructed by vaulting techniques .
The monument is a four level construction with 289 stairs which lead you to the fourth floor . on fourth floor you have a nice view of surrounding ambiance from 40 meters height . as below you can see that according to the architect plan Azadi tower is a masterpiece .
There are some cultural parts inside the tower such as a library with more than 2000 books , Iranology hall with four aquarium containing beautiful fishes carried here from Persian gulf , computer hall where you can search & see more information about the tower , conference hall with 300 person capacity , two galleries and an anthropology museum attached to this tower in the basement .
How to get there: ask a taxi to ride you to Azadi square in the west part of Tehran . 10 $ is a fair price
Persian assistance : PLS TAKE ME TO THE AZADI TOWER = LOTFAN BERID BE MEIDAN AZADI !