Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in Paris and one of the popular structures in the world. It is located in Champ de Mars, in the edge of the Seine River, Paris, France. This tower was designed by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. Eiffel Tower was built during 1887 and 1889 as the entrance of the Expotition Universelle, a world exhibition celebrated 100 years of the Revolution of France.
The structure of the Eiffel Tower is 1,063 feet (300 meter) tall with 24 meter tall TV antenna and 7,300 ton weight, its totally weight with non-iron components is 10,000 ton. About 300 workers joined 18,083 parts of iron using 2.5 million of nails by Maurice Koechelin.
Eiffel Tower was inaugurated on March 31st 1889 and officially opened on May 6th. Now, Eiffel Tower is being a popular tourist attraction in the world and a landmark of Paris. More than 200 million of people visited Eiffel Tower from its first open. In 2006, The Eiffel Tower got 6,719,200 visitors. It makes Eiffel Tower as the most visited monument in the world. Eiffel Tower Paris is a perfect destination to get a wonderful experience. With a beautiful view of the city of Paris, Eiffel Tower is popular as a romantic place in the world. So, don’t forget to make the Eiffel Tower as your next destination and get an unforgettable moment of it.
Pictures of Eiffel Tower: