Visit the EIFFEL TOWER
Eiffel Tower, one of the most famous monuments of the world, is an iron tower in Paris. It has been built on the Champ de Mars, beside the Seine River. It took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to build this huge tower, which was completed in 1889. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, the same person who built the internal frame of the Statue of Liberty, was the main architect of the tower and it has been named after him only. The tower is beautifully illuminated at night.
Interesting facts :
-Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in Paris.
-The height of Eiffel Tower, including its 24 m (79 ft) antenna, is 324 m.
-Till 1930, Eiffel Tower was the tallest building in the whole world.
-During the storm of 1999, it moved approximately 13 centimeters from its initial position.
-Eiffel Tower was initially intended to be dismantled and sold as scrap 20 years after its construction, but this never happened.