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The Most Famed World Attraction - The Tour Eiffel Paris

Updated on April 17, 2012

Photos of Tour Eiffel Paris

With more than 6.7 million guests every year, the Tour Eiffel (as the French think of it) or Eiffel tower is possibly the coolest tourist spot in all of Europe. As you stand underneath and peer at the enormous structure, or gaze across the Palais de Chaillot that treads below the tower to the Champ de Mars as well as the Ecole Militaire just opposite, the Tour Eiffel's greatness becomes obvious. The tower was created for the Exposition Universelle of 1889 and it was regarded by many to be an suitable masterpiece to commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution. Put up in an surprisingly short period of time, the tower was the tallest monument in the world back then - and needed just over two years to construct, with 300 laborers comitting to very long hours - from January 1887 to March 1889.

Going to Paris is a wonderful experience that you will never forget whenever you get to experience all its significant attractions and experience Parisian life. Purely wandering the roads of Paris is more than enough to incite happiness and eagerness for virtually any tourist who want to really feel the romantic surroundings and captivating mood. One particular aspect you should not neglect when scheduling a getaway or a simple tour of Paris is that you should have the best housing Paris has to offer. Even if you are watching your pennies, there are several hostels that may keep your costs low, yet will not compromise your need for comfort and luxury and superb amenities.

More than 5,000 drawings were made from the design of Gustave Eiffel, a widely respected and prolific builder of cast-iron structures, who won a competition for the greatest design. His other works include places of worship, viaducts and bridges all over the world. Never intended to be a permanent structure, the Eiffel Tower was one of the designer's most difficult creations. At the time, it attracted frequent criticism, with many proclaiming that not only did it ruin the skyline of the metropolis but was likely unsafe.

It was nearly deconstructed at some point, but by 1910, it became so greatly recognized and adored that it was given a whole new take on life. Verifying Gustave's claims of safety, the landmark was proven to sway just 6.7cm (2.6 inches). The intricate design of ironwork was designed to enable the tower to face up to powerful winds. By nightfall, the Eiffel Tower (Tour Eiffel) glows with a large number of flashbulbs, dazzling the monument with lights and shining like diamond-encrusted charms. The flashbulbs flash every hour for around a few minutes. It is great to take photos while it's lit up.

The Eiffel Tower is without a doubt an excellent work of genius of engineering. Quite a few visitors are interested in this wonderful sculpture. It is, beyond question, worth touring it and exploring the wonders of this international icon personally.

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