La Tour Eiffel

Made by Dimitri Antunes


The Eiffel Tower is located in Paris, it is a major tourist attraction and an amazing monument in general.

How high is the Eiffel Tower?

The Eiffel Tower is 984 feet! Due to it's amazing height, you are able to see almost all of Paris from the 3rd level of the monument.

When was it built? When was it opened?

The construction for the Eiffel Tower started on January 28, 1887. The Eiffel Tower was officially opened on March 31, 1889. A French civil engineer and architect built the Eiffel Tower.

Fun Facts!!!

- At night, the Eiffel Tower has beautiful lights that come on.

- The Eiffel Tower is the most visited monument in the world! With over 6.98 million people in 2011!

-The Eiffel Tower was originally for Barcelona, but the project was rejected.

-The height of the Eiffel Tower changes by 5.9 inches due to temperature changes.

-There is 1665 steps to get to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

-There are about 5 billion light bulbs on the Eiffel Tower.

-The paint on the Eiffel Tower weighs as much as 15 elephants!

-If the Eiffel Tower was built today it would cost 31 Million dollars!

-The Eiffel Tower was originally red!

-The Eiffel Tower was suppose to be demolished in 1909, but they used it as a huge radio antenna instead.

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