Landmarks in Iran

Azadi Tower

Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Azadi Tower
Built in 1971 in commemoration of the 2,500th anniversary of the Persian Empire, this "Gateway into Iran" was named the Shahyad Tower (meaning "Remembrance of the Shahs") but dubbed Azadi (Freedom) after the Iranian Revolution of 1979.top

Chehel Sotoun

Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran
Chehel Sotoun
Chehel Sotoun is a pavilion built by Shah Abbas II, the Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666, to be used for his entertainment and receptions. In this palace, Shah Abbas II and his successors would receive dignitaries and ambassadors.top

Imam Reza Shrine

Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran
Imam Reza Shrine
The Imam Reza Shrine is a complex which contains various mausoleums of religious figures, the Goharshad Mosque, a museum, a library, four seminaries, a cemetery, the Razavi University of Islamic Sciences, vast prayer halls, and other buildings.top

Milad Tower

Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Milad Tower
Milad Tower is a part of The Tehran International Trade and Convention Centre. The Centre offers facilities combining information, communication, and accommodation all in one place. The tower has restaurants at the top with panoramic views of Tehran.top

Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid or Parseh)

Fars, Iran
Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid  or Parseh)
The ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during the Achaemenid dynasty (558 - 330 BCE), the buildings at Persepolis include three general groupings: military quarters, the treasury, and the reception halls and occasional houses for the King.top


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