Milad Tower

  • Client: Tehran Municipality
  • Project location: Tehran
  • Design start date: 1997 Jan
  • Construction start date: 2009 Jan
Milad Tower



EPC Constractor:

Boland Payeh company

Project status up to now:



Milad Tower, also known as the Tehran Tower (Borj e T ehrān), is a multi-purpose structure, located between Shahrak-e Ghods (Gharb) and Kouye Nasr (Gisha) District. Currently it is considered the 6th highest tower as well as the 17th tallest freestanding structure in the world. Milad Tower has an octagonal base, symbolizing traditional Persian architecture. It stands at 435 m (1,427 ft) from the base to the tip of the antenna. The tower is a part of a complex called International Trade and Convention Center of Tehran. Milad Tower, with its height of 435 m (1,427 ft), is the tallest tower in Iran. It consists of five main parts, including the foundation, transition (lobby) structure, shaft, head structure and the antenna mast. The lobby consists of six floors. The first three floors comprise 63 trade units, 11 food courts, a cafeteria, and a commercial products exhibition which is approximately 260 m2 (2,800 sq ft). The two basement floors hold administrative offices, building ser vice sections and a data center. (The ground floor is dedicated to the entrance and visitors’ reception.) The shaft is a concrete structure which is 315 m high (1,033 ft )from the ground floor. There are 6 elevators which travel at the speed of 7 m/s, as well as an emergency staircase. The head of the tower is a steel structure weighing about 25,000 tons and consisting of 12 floors. In the upper floors of the tower there are allocated fire-safety zones, an enclosed observation deck, a cafeteria, a public ar t galler y, an open observation deck, a revolving restaurant, telecommunications floors, a VIP restaurant, mechanical floors, and a sky dome. The four-stage antenna mast is 120 m high (390 ft). The lower floor of the mast is for modulating cellular-network antennas and the three upper floors are designated for the use of Radio and Television Organization of Iran. Design & construction of the tower began i n 1993. Upon complet ion of construction in 2008, Milad Tower was considered the 4th tallest free-standing telecommunications tower in the world. The tower was opened a year later, in 2009.