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As one of the most visible icons of Paris, the Eiifel Tower is an iron lattice tower built in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World's Fair an… Read More
As one of the most visible icons of Paris, the Eiifel Tower is an iron lattice tower built in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World's Fair and located on Champ de Mars. At 324 metres its the tallest building in paris and one of the most visited monuments in the world. Read Less
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the most recognizable architectural landmarks of Paris, the world-famous as a symbol of France.
Not everyone liked the Eiffel Tower when it was first built, with many criticizing its bold design.
Before the surrender Paris to the Germans during the Second World War, the French have committed sabotage on the Eiffel Tower. They knocked out the elevator, so that the enemies could not enjoy the city views. But Hitler was not too lazy to climb the tower by foot. Elevators were repaired in 1944, and all the soldiers of the Allied were allowed to go freely at the top.
Around 50 tonnes of paint are added to the Eiffel Tower every 7 years to protect it from rust.
 
The Eiffel Tower was originally built as the entrance arch for the World's Fair in 1889.
 
What is Eiffel Tower made of : Cast Iron
Who is the owner of Eiffel Tower: The City of Paris
Eiffel Tower, Since the construction is very high, then it is actually painted in three different shades of color. The darkest tone used at the base of the building, and the brightest – at the top. The tower is covered with 60 tons of paint every seven years to protect against corrosion.
Being so popular, the Eiffel Tower design has been recreated around the world, including the half scale replica at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel in Nevada, USA and the full scale Tokyo Tower in Japan.