List of tallest buildings in Tehran

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This list of tallest buildings in Tehran ranks skyscrapers in Tehran by height.[1][2] Tehran has the most high-rise buildings in Iran and its population density is the highest in the country. Note that the Milad Tower (at 435 m (1,427 ft) the 5th tallest concrete tower in the world) is not listed here because it is an observation/telecommunications tower.

Tallest buildings[edit]

This list ranks Tehran skyscrapers that stand at least 100 m (328 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts.

Rank Name Image Height
m / ft
Floors Year Notes
1 Tehran International Tower Amir Abad, Tehran, Tehran, Iran - panoramio.jpg 162 m (531 ft) 56 2005 This is the tallest residential building in the city and in Iran.[3][4]
2 Aseman Tower Blank.jpg 130 m (430 ft) 37  ? [citation needed]
3 Mahestan B3 Tower High-rises in Shahrak Gharb.jpg 122 m (400 ft) 30 2008 [5]
4 Sepehr Tower Sepehr Tower in Tehran Sunrise-View From Laleh International Hotel.jpg 115 m (377 ft) 33 1991 [6]

Other Completed Towers[edit]

Under construction[edit]

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

This is a list of buildings that in the past held the title of tallest building in Tehran. This list includes only residential, office and commercial buildings. Therefore, since the Milad Tower (at 435 m (1,427 ft) is an observation and telecommunications tower, it is not listed here

Name Image Street address Years as tallest Height
Floors Reference
Shams-ol-Emareh (Edifice of the Sun) Golestan Palace, Tehran, Iran (1249288212).jpg Nasir Khusraw St. 1867–1951 35 m (115 ft) 5 [10][11]
KhanShaghaghi Tower KhanShaghaghi Bulding.jpg Shah Ave. (Jomhuri St.) 1951–1960 40 m (130 ft) 10 [12]
Plasco Tower Istanbul intc.jpg Istanbul St. (Jomhuri St.) 1960–1963 42 m (138 ft) 14 [12]
Kar Bank Tower (Tehran Stock Exchange Tower) Tehran Stock Exchange Building.jpg Hafez St. 1963–1969 68 m (223 ft) 19 [11]
Saman Twin Towers Saman Twin Towers and Keshavarzi Tower from Laleh International Hotel.jpg Keshavarz Boulevard 1969–1977 70 m (230 ft) 22 [11]
Eskan Triple Towers Eskan Tehran.jpg Mirdamad Boulevard 1977–1991 72 m (236 ft) 23 [11]
Sepehr Tower Sepehr Tower in Tehran Sunrise-View From Laleh International Hotel.jpg Somayeh St. 1991–2005 115 m (377 ft) 32 [11][13]
Tehran International Tower Tehran Skyline.jpg Close to the Kordestan and Hakim Expressways bridges 2005–present 162 m (531 ft) 56 [11][14]