"Eiffel Tower" La Tour Eiffel Tip by Twan
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The Eiffel Tower (French: la Tour Eiffel) is a monument in Paris and one of the most visited attractions in France. He stands on the left bank of the Seine in the 7th arrondissement of Paris.
The Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris worldwide. He is seen by many as one of the non-classical world wonders.
The tower was designed by engineers Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier, two employees of Gustave Eiffel. The tower now receives more than six million visitors, making it the most visited monument in the world.   On 28 November 2002 the Eiffel Tower welcomed its 200 millionth guest.
On the first platform is an exhibition about the Eiffel Tower with photos, paintings and information. With the lift, it is possible to the top of the Eiffel Tower to go (up the stairs above the second platform is not publicly available). Signage indicate which buildings can be seen from the Eiffel Tower. There is a unique view of Paris.
The Eiffel Tower is 317 meters high to the top of the flagpole, without the television antennas to count. With television antennas, the tower is 324 meters high. Depending on the ambient temperature can be the tower 15 cm to in height changed by running the expand or contract of the metal. The tower has four legs, at different levels are platforms. The tower weighs 7300 tons (excluding the foundation). After building the Eiffel Tower was the world's tallest tower and he is still the highest in Europe if the television towers not count.
Nine to twelve o'clock at night the lights of the Eiffel Tower a few minutes every hour flashing. This was first done on New Year's Eve 2000. Because this beautiful was found, this will be done every night.
Directions: You can't miss it!!!
Phone: +33 892 70 12 39
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