Azadi Tower, formely know as Shayad Tower is located in the middle of Azadi Square in an are of 50000 Square meter. This tower has been one of Tehran’s symbol. In its architecture the elements of Sassanid and Achaemenid architecture was applied.
The tower is a part of Azadi Cultural Complex which is surrounded with several fountains and there is a muesum in its underground.
The construction of the tower was completed in 1971 and eight thousand blocks of Esfahan’s white marble were used in its building