Milad Tower

Tehran International Trade and Convention Centre
Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran

Milad Tower
Photo: Sasan Geranmehr License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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.

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Milad Tower

Milad Tower consists of five main parts: foundation, transition (lobby) structure, shaft, head structure and antenna mast. The lobby structure consists of six floors. The first three floors consist of 63 trade units, 11 food courts, a cafeteria and a commercial products exhibition, which is supposed to be 260 m2 (2,800 sq ft).

The shaft is a concrete structure which is 315 m-high (1,033 ft) from the ground floor. In three different sides of it 6 elevators are used to transfer the visitors to the head of the tower at the speed of 7 m/s (0.0070 km/s) and there is an emergency staircase exists at the fourth side.

The head of the tower is a steel structure weighing about 25,000 tonnes and consisting of 12 floors. In the top floors of the tower, fire-immune areas were built as a refuge zone,[11] a closed observation deck, a cafeteria, a public art gallery, an open observation deck, a revolving restaurant, telecommunication floors, a VIP restaurant, Mechanical floors, and a sky dome.

Milad Tower Categories

  • Man-Made

    The Milad Tower was first proposed as part of the "Shahestan Pahlavi" project, in Tehran's Abbas Abad district. The tower has been designed by Dr. M.R. Hafezi and was built by Boland Payeh Co.
  • Superlatives

    Milad Tower, with its height of 435 meters (1,427 ft.), is the tallest in Iran, the sixth tallest telecommunication tower in the world. It is also the current 17th tallest freestanding structure in the world.
  • Towers and Masts

    Milad Tower stands at 435 meters (1,427 ft) from base to the tip of the antenna. The head consists of a large pod with 12 floors, the roof of which is at 315 meters (1,033 ft).

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