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One Of 7 Wonders Of The Modern World: Eiffel Tower

The ARK Infrastructure Sep 29, 2019
The Eiffel Tower is a wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. You couldn't possibly visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower. Even if you do not want to visit this world famous structure. The tower rises 300 meters tall (984 ft)

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The Eiffel Tower looks stunning in night. Thousands of light illuminates the iconic tower in a amazing way.
Emile Nouguier and Maurice Koechlin, the two chief engineers in Eiffel's company, had the idea for a very tall tower in June 1884. It was to be designed like a large pylon with four columns of lattice work girders, separated at the base and coming together at the top, and joined to each other by more metal girders at regular intervals.
The Eiffel Tower constructed from 1887 to 1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticised by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but it has become a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognisable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world.
Amazing view of the Eiffel Tower in night.
The Skyline of Paris in night with background of the Eiffel Tower is magnificent
The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first two levels. Upper platform of top level is 276 m above the ground – the highest observation deck open to the public in the European Union. The climb from ground level to the first level and the first level to the second is over 300 steps each. A lift is usually used to reach top level.