Azadi Square, 2013
|Designed by||Hossein Amanat|
The 50 m Azadi Tower is in the centre of the square.
It was called Shahyad (Persian: شهیاد; literally "Remembrance of the Shahs (Kings)") Square before the Iranian Revolution, and was the site of many of the Revolution's demonstrations leading up to 12 December 1979. The square was again the site of mass opposition during the 2009–2010 Iranian election protests.
From North: Mohammad Ali Jenah Expressway
From West: Karaj Makhsus (Special) Road
From Southwest: Mehrabad Airport entrance Road
From South: Saidi Expressway
From East: Azadi Street
Public Transportation: Tehran BRT Line 1, Meydan-e Azadi Metro Station
- Google maps. "Location of Azadi Square". Google maps. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
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