Tehran towers tour

Tehran towers tour is a review of Tehran tallest towers over time

Welcome to Tehran towers tour


Rather than Tehran one day tour, you can enjoy Tehran excursion more by Tehran towers tour. Over the skyscrapers of Tehran, we go to three spectacular towers of Tehran which are symbols of recent governments of Iran. Regimes who despite differences, had a unique goal. They were all devoted to Tehran. The strong city which has been the capital of Iran for 240 years of three different empires ruling.

In Tehran towers tour you will visit Shams-ol-emareh, Azadi (Shahyad), and Milad tower. Also, you will get some information about the towers and their historical origin. This way we look at Tehran in Qajar, Pahlavi and Islamic republic governing era.

Tehran towers tour At a Glance

  • Shams-ol-emareh
  • Azadi tower
  • Milad tower

Tehran towers tour Itinerary


Morning plan

Your guide picks you up at 8:30 from your hotel. Firstly, we go to the Golestan Palace. You may have visited it in the Tehran Museum tour. Shams-ol-emareh tower is an ancient building in Tehran. It was built in Qajar dynasty. Because of height and exclusive decoration and design, it is the most significant building of Golestan complex. It was constructed from 1244 to 1246 Hijri (around 1830).  

Shams-ol-emareh has 5 stairs and 35 meters high. Actually, it was the tallest building of Tehran at its days. Also, it was the first building with metals used in its construction. All the piers and fences are made of cast iron. After that, in Tehran towers tour, we will have a look at other buildings of Golestan complex.

Secondly, we’ll continue the Tehran towers tour to Azadi tower. Before the Islamic revolution in Iran, people called it Shahyad tower. It was a symbol of Tehran at those days. Hossein Amanat, Iranian architect, designed and constructed the building in 1349 Hijri. Actually, Azadi tower was built for former kingdom 2500-year festivals. It was a symbol of modern Iran then. The tower architecture is a combination of Ancient Persia and Islamic architecture.

Afternoon plan

Finally, we will go to Milad tower as the last destination of Tehran towers tour. Around 1:30 we’ll have lunch at a restaurant in the tower. Then, we’ll go sightseeing.

Milad tower is a multipurpose telecommunication tower. It is located at north-east of Tehran. Being the highest tower in Iran certainly, it is 435 meters high. It is also 6th highest telecommunication tower and 19th tallest structure of the universe. With 13000 meters foundation, Milad tower is the first in the world for the extent of the structure of the tower. Moreover, you can see Milad tower from all over Tehran. Therefore, it is now the symbol of Tehran worldwide. There are conference halls, cinemas, and other salons in this complex. You can watch movies or go to concerts in your tour if you want with previous registration.

Here the Tehran towers tour ends and you go back to your hotel.

Tehran towers tour Trip Services


  • All transfers by private Air-co Cars
  • Entrance fees for the mentioned monuments
  • An expert English-speaking tour guide

Tehran towers tour Map


1 Day

Tehran Towers Tour

95 €

  • Flexible dates for private tours (Group/Solo)
  • Volume discount for groups more than 4 pax.
  • Surcharge applies for solo travelers
  • Valid 4 seasons
  • Age Requirement: +16
  • Physical Rating : 1 out of 5
  • Join in: Hotel / Your place in Tehran
  • Drop-off: Hotel / Your place in Tehran
  • Duration: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Max altitude: -
  • No meals included
  • All transfers by private Air-co Cars
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