The Eiffel Tower - France

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The Eiffel Tower or as the French call it ‘La tour Eiffle’ which is located in Champ the Mars, Paris, France is considered as one of the most visited-paid monuments and iconic tourist attraction landmarks in the world. Recommend to anyone if he/she landed in Paris, it’s worth visiting this iconic tower just to get most incredible views while travelling in Europe. Eiffel Tower France.

 

• Who designed the Eiffel Tower , why was it built and how long did it take to build it?

The Tower which was built and completed by the engineer Gustave Eiffel (named after him) , for the 1889 Exposition Universelle, had been finished within record time of 2 years 2 months and 5 days which was absolutely an awesome thing to achieve in that period of time marking the 100th anniversary of the French revolution.

This Tower is about 324 metres tall while it is made up of iron and weighs around 10000 tonnes. By being the tallest structure to be built in the land of Paris, the tower Eiffle used to be the tallest among the towers in the world for over 4 decades at the time of its construction (from 1889 to 1930).

The Eiffel tower which consists of 3 floors and 8 elevators, has been used as a broadcasting station since the beginning of the 20th century as well as an observation tower. This tower has also been an inspiration for the creation of many replicas and similar towers which were built at that time.

‘City of Paris, France’ is the present owner of this fabulous structure.

• Why is the Eiffel Tower famous among travelers?

Eiffel TowerEiffel Tower being France’s main symbol in the world and a vision to Paris , sells about 7 million tickets annually welcoming more than 75% of foreign visitors, is appreciated by all Paris Visitors. More than 300 million people have visited the tower ever since it was completed in 1889.

To tell why you should visit this extremely incredible creation is because it represents the City of Paris. Paris is a home for this kind of wonderful tourist attractions such as architectural wonders , beautiful chateaus and museums etc. But to be the exact, the Eiffel Tower which is made up with a modern artistic design, is the most well-known out of them all. So don’t forget to have a visit to this great creation of 19s humans, if you have planned a trip to Europe.!

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