The Eiffel Tower (also known as Eiffel Tower), located in 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, is an iron hollow tower on Champ de Mars near Seine. River This is a world famous building and French culture One of symbols, one of landmarks of Paris and tallest building in Paris. Official address: Rue Anatole-France 5 (5 Rue Anatole-France).
(Map of Eiffel Tower in Paris)
The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889. Initially, it was called "Three Hundred Meter Tower", and later changed its name to Eiffel Tower (the builder of tower was Gustave Eiffel). The Iron Tower is a masterpiece of world architecture and most visited scenic spot in world. It is also a metal building built for World's Fair of 1889. It was visited by about 6.98 million tourists in 2011, making it second most visited cultural tourist site in France. In 1986, building was designated an International Civil Engineering Historic Site by American Society of Civil Engineers, and in 1991, Eiffel Tower and banks of River Seine in Paris were designated a World Heritage Site.
(Gustave Eiffel, architect)
The Eiffel Tower, at 312 meters has been tallest man-made structure in world for forty years, and its 279.11-meter observation deck is highest viewpoint accessible to public in Europe second only to Moscow Ostankino television tower. The total height of tower was increased several times by installation of antennas, which were used in many scientific experiments and now used mainly for broadcasting terrestrial television signals.
(Eiffel Tower in Paris)
The construction of Eiffel Tower began on January 28, 1887, and main structure was completed in March 1889. On March 31, Gustave Eiffel, accompanied by members of media, led government officials to top of tower to celebrate opening of Eiffel Tower. On May 6, 1889, nine days after Paris Universal opened, Eiffel Tower opened to public.
(Decoration from 1889 World's Fair)
The Eiffel Tower rises 33 meters above sea level, very close to Seine River. The cruise ship terminal is nearby. To southwest of tower is Swan Island of Seine River. The Military School is located in area to southeast and northwest of building, across river above Jena Bridge. To northeast, next to Eiffel Tower, is Quai Branly Museum.
(on banks of Seine)
(Replica of Statue of Liberty on Swan Island)
(Brownley Bank Museum)
(Pont Jena, Paris)
The Eiffel Tower is divided into four floors which are 57.6m, 115.7m and 276.1m above ground respectively. Among them, first and second floors are equipped with souvenir shops, exhibition areas, coffee houses, and even there is a post office, an observation deck has been built on third floor, and at night there will be a light show with 20,000 flashing lights. From base of tower to top of tower, there are 1,711 steps, 7,000 tons of steel, 12,000 metal parts, and 2.5 million rivets. It is an iron tower with a hollow structure 300 meters high and a total height of 320 meters.
Entrance on foot, 31.5 yuan, reduced price 21-24.5 yuan, free for children under 4 years old. By elevator (1st and 2nd floor) 56.7 yuan, reduced price 28-45.5 yuan, (3rd floor) 91.7 yuan, reduced price 63-80.5 yuan, free for children under 4 years old.
On elevator from mid-June to August from 9:00 to 24:45 (last time at 23:00); from mid-September to mid-June from 9:30 to 23:45 (last time at 22:00). thirty) . Climb the stairs (1st and 2nd floors) from mid-June to August from 9:00 to 24:45 (last midnight); from September to mid-June from 9:30 to 18:30 (last 18:00) #travel #