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      • The Eiffel Tower was built for the 1889 World Fair which also involved with the centenary of the French Revolution.
      • Alexandre Gustave was the one responsible for erecting the Eiffel Tower.
      • The Eiffel tower is one of the most known monuments worldwide.!
      • The Eiffel Tower began on January 26, 1887, and was completed on March 31, 1889.
      • Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was the main architect.
      • The Eiffel tower stands 324 meters tall, and weights 7300 tons. 1652 steps to the top.
      • The tower was built by 132 workers and 50 engineers.
      • The names of 72 prominent French scientists and famous personalities are affixed on the sides of Eiffel Tower just beneath the first platform.
    • Being Built !
    • How Much Paint did it take to paint the Eiffel tower??
      • Approximately 60 tons of paint and a time period of 15 to 18 months is required to paint the Eiffel Tower!
    • It was almost torn down in 1909, but was saved because of its antenna - used for telegraphy at that time.
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      • Of the 700 proposals submitted in a design competition, Gustave Eiffel's was unanimously chosen.
    • Bibliography[:
      • http://www.paris.org/Monuments/Eiffel/
      • http://www.visitingdc.com/images/eiffel-tower-las-vegas.jpg
      • http://www.visitingdc.com/images/eiffel-tower-las-vegas.jpg
      • http://www.aviewoncities.com/paris/eiffeltower.htm
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