Saturday, July 20, 2013

The Eiffel Tower, Paris

Paris, the capital and largest city of France. There is not much change you haven’t heard of the French capital's most beloved landmark: the Eiffel Tower. More than 7 million people visit this iconic tower every year. More than 250 million people since its opening in 1889.

The tower rises 300 meters tall and when it was completed at the end of the 19th century it was the tallest structure in the world. The Eiffel Tower was built for the World Exhibition in 1889, held in celebration of the French Revolution in 1789. The man behind the Eiffel Tower was Gustave Eiffel.


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