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The Eiffel tower Paris facts that you don’t know!

Eiffel Tower in Paris

In all over the world Paris is frequently portrayed as one of the most romantic cities. When it comes to romance, no city in earth can compare to Paris. Eiffel tower is an ideal landmark on every Paris itinerary.  It is recognized as the worldwide symbol of Paris and France. Eiffel Tower in Paris is an architectural marvel holds fairly a few fascinating anecdotes to its name! Hence, here we are telling you the Eiffel tower Paris facts that you don’t know!

# Where is the Eiffel tower located? ....... According to a source, The Eiffel Tower was initially supposed to be in Barcelona, Spain. But it canceled due to the thinking that the thing would end up looking akin to an eyesore, the city rejected the plan and suggest to repitch the plan in another place. Then finally Eiffel Tower found a home in Paris.

# What is the height of Eiffel tower? ...... It is 324 metres tall, including antennas and it weighs 10,100 tonnes. That’s about 40 times the altitude of the Statue of Liberty.

# Who designed and built Eiffel tower? …… The name of person who designed the Eiffel Tower was Gustave Eiffel, he was also behind the planning and designing for the spine of Statue of Liberty.

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# When did the Eiffel tower open? …… The Eiffel tower in Paris was opened on 31 March 1889.

# When was the Eiffel Tower started and finished? …… The construction work of Eiffel Tower was begun in January 1887 and was finished on 31 March 1889.

# How much money did it charge to construct the Eiffel Tower? …… The famous Eiffel Tower in Paris costs about 8 million francs in the year 1889 (approximately, $40 million US in modern currency). More than 300 workers, 2.5 million rivets and 18,038 pieces of wrought iron were needed for building the Eiffel Tower. Moreover, if the was built today, it would cost over US $31 million.

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# How famous Eiffel Tower is in the world? …… Eiffel Tower is counted amongst the most renowned constructions in the world and achieves a superior position with many other masterpieces. More than 6 million tourists from all over the world visit Paris every year (City of Love) only to see Eiffel Tower. There are about 20,000 light bulbs on the Eiffel Tower and also regarded as a symbol of love.

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# Eiffel tower information and more facts:

- About 1,665 steps are required for climbing all the way to the peak of the Eiffel Tower.

- In all over the world there are more than 30 replicas of the Eiffel Tower.

- In Eiffel Tower paint weighs as much as 10 elephants.

- For conserving the electricity power the lights in Eiffel Tower shuts off at 1 AM and is not illuminated fully 24/7.

- The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated in the year 1889, it was the same year Adolf Hitler was born and Nintendo was founded.

- The Eiffel Tower has 108 stories as well as two elevators but visitors can climb stairs to the first platform only.

- When Eiffel tower was built the many eminent people in Pairs hate it including famous French author Guy de Maupassant. They at that time called it “a gigantic black smokestack” that would damage the exquisiteness of Paris.

- The French have a pet name for the tower. It is La Dame de Fer, "the Iron Lady."

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- The first visitors to the Eiffel Tower Paris were the British Royal family and Buffalo Bill.

- Erika Eiffel, who was previously Erika Berlin Wall has been ‘married’ to the Eiffel tower for about 17 years.

- It is illegal to take pictures of the Eiffel tower at night as it is illuminated in the night and is copyrighted.

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