Almost at every corner of this great capital, if we look at the sky, we can see a huge tower whose differences are clear to us, even from a distance. Milad Tower is an iconic sight in Tehran and it is the symbol of this giant city. It is a multi-purpose tower in Tehran, Iran and is the sixth-tallest tower and the 17th-tallest freestanding structure in the world. In 2008 (Mehr 16th 1387), this tower with a height of 435 meters (1,427 ft), which is the tallest tower in Iran, and the sixth-tallest telecommunication tower in the world, was put into operation.
Milad Tower has an octagonal base, symbolizing traditional Persian architecture and it has four trapezoid-shaped fins. 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 first and second floors underground consist of official and installing sections and data center. The ground floor is devoted to the entrance and visitor reception.The shaft is a concrete structure, which is 315 m-high (1,033 ft) from the ground floor. Six 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.There is a closed observation deck, a cafeteria, a public art gallery, an open observation deck, a 300-person revolving restaurant, telecommunication floors, a VIP restaurant,…on the top floors of the tower.