The Eiffel Tower

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About The Eiffel Tower

Have you ever been to the Effiel Tower, because I'm about to tell you some interesting facts about the tower that you probably didn't know about. If you read what I have to say you will find out that the Effiel Tower was actually an amazing structure, and also some awesome facts about how it was built and what happened during the time it was being built. You will also find out many more very interesting things, enjoy!

About The Eiffel Tower

One cool fact about the tower was that no one wanted it to be there when it was built. That's right, people wanted it destroyed! You will probably ask why they wanted it destroyed, the reason is actually very simple. They didn't see a purpose for the tower to be there. Everyone thought that the Tower had no reason for being there, although it had many reasons or purposes for being there, which I will explain in a different paragraph. The people of France finally opened thier mind and thought the tower was okay, after learning why it was there.

About The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is located in Pairs France. The Effiel Tower is a very tall building that took two years to build, it oppened in March 31, 1889. Stephen Sauvestre is the man who had the Tower built. It was the tallest man-made structure in the world from its completion in 1889 until the Chrysler Building in New York City was built in the 1930's. The tower was built to be the "theme structure" of the Universal Exposition of 1889.

About The Eiffel Tower

The Effiel tower also has more facts that you probably don't or didn't know about, here is another one. During the building of the Effiel Tower, someone died. During the construction of the Eiffel Tower an Italian man (a worker) fell off of the edge of the building. After the tower was built they soon got thier 250 millionth visiter. More than 100 artists submitted competing plans for a monument to be built on the Champ-de-Mars, located in central Paris, the winning one was the Effiel Tower.
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About The Eiffel Tower

Most of the city council wanted to tear down the tower at the end of the concession and sell it for scrap. However, the military discovered that it was a great antenna for the newly invented technology of radio, and so the tower was left in place. After a while people stopped talking about tearing it down, and so it's still there.

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Today, the tower is one of the world's most recognized landmark and an important symbol of Paris, of France, and of travel and exotic destinations in general.