The Eiffel Tower
A bit of history
Ever wonder where that big tower of steel came from? This huge tower is called the Eiffel Tower. It was built 100 years after the French Revolution. Now the Eiffel tower is regularly visited year around by millions of people from all around the world.
The construction of the Eiffel Tower began in the late 1800's.(history.com) the monument was completed in March of 1889. (Toureiffel.paris.com) Gustave Eiffel was the architect.(history.com/Paris) They named the Eiffel Tower in honor of Gustavo Eiffel.(history.com)
The Eiffel Tower was built for many reasons and it influenced many people. The construction of the Eiffel Tower influenced u.s politics.(history.state.gov) Building the Eiffel Tower showed France's industrial power.(livescience.com) The one hundred year anniversary of the French Revolution inspired the construction of the Eiffel Tower.eiffeltower.com)
Today the Eiffel Tower is still important. It's worthy of our admiration ,because of it's many features.(Eiffeltower.paris) The first floor features a clear floor and many tourists stores. (History.com) the second floor features a great Paris and up until 11pm view the city at night.(Eiffeltower.paris)
In conclusion, the Eiffel Tower is a tower of steel standing in the middle of Paris. It's important influences on people makes it worthy of our admiration. The Eiffel Tower's many features and view makes it beloved by millions of people around the world. An estimated 6.6million visitors each year still appreciate the beauty and history of the Eiffel Tower.
"10 Things You May Not Know About the Eiffel Tower." History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 11 Dec. 2015.
"Eiffel Tower." History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 11 Dec. 2015.
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