Eiffel Tower

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Facts

The first fact I learned was the Eiffel Tower was not supposed to be built in Paris, France.
It was supposed to be built in Barcelona, Spain in 1889. The part I thought was cool is the person that designed the Eiffel Tower is named Alexandre Gustave Eiffel.

More Facts...

The Tower was as an entrance to the World exposition in 1889. It was built in 1889 and it took two years, two months, and five days to build it. If you go to the top of the tower you can see 42 miles on a clear day. Over the years their has been over 200 million visitors since it opened. The tower is 324 meters tall and used to be the tallest building in the world from 1889 until 1930.