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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, Paris
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Quick Facts
CityParis
CountryFrance
Year1887 - 1889
Height300,0m / 984ft
Realization
ArchitectGustave Eiffel
Building Info
NameEiffel Tower
AliasTour Eiffel
Materialswrought iron
Address
Av. Gustave Eiffel, by the river Seine
Notes
Tallest structure in the world from 1889 until 1930 when it was eclipsed by the Chrysler Building in New York City.
The total height including the radio antennas at the top is 324m.
Built for the 1889 International Exhibition, Paris, the centenary celebration of the French Revolution.
1652 Steps take you to the third level.
The total weight of the structure is 10100 ton.
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