The Azadi Tower

The landmark of Iran as a modern country, the "Freedom Tower" rises as an inverted Ypsilon 50 m above Azadi Square. This parts that are mixing from modern architecture from the 1960s with significant site of traditional Persian architecture was built from white Isfahan marble and inaugurated in 1971 on the occasion of the 2500th anniversary of the Persian monarchy. You can take a lift inside the building to the viewing platform and enjoy the stunning views over Tehran. Under the tower is a museum, including a copy of the Cyrus cylinder dating from 539 BC, the world's first proclamation of human rights issued by Cyrus the Great, king of Babylon. Address: Kuy More Abad.

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