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14 Super Interesting Facts That You Didn’t Know About Eiffel Tower In Paris

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14 Super Interesting Facts That You Didn't Know About Eiffel Tower In Paris
14 Super Interesting Facts That You Didn’t Know About Eiffel Tower In Paris (Pixabay)

1. This is a steel-framed tower built by French architect Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. It was said to be the tallest building in the world until 1930. Eiffel’s famous architecture includes the Statue of Liberty.

2. It was built for the purpose of exhibiting at the 1889 World’s Exposition to show off the nation’s power.

3. Although not well known, in the lower part of the observation deck on the first floor (above the arch) the names of famous people in France are engraved along the four sides of the tower. The names of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians.

A total of 72 people are engraved on each side, 18 people, and if you are a science and engineering student, you would have seen them in a book at least once, and they are engraved in golden letters. The list is said to have been selected by Epil himself.

4. Hitler, who came to Paris during World War II, took a commemorative photo. However, it is said that the resistance in Paris exploded the elevator in the Eiffel Tower, so it was not possible to get to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

5. There are over 30 models of the Eiffel Tower worldwide. It is located in Las Vegas, USA, Japan, Russia, Mexico, Germany, Pakistan, China, Czech Republic, Guatemala, Romania, and the UK.

6. Fantastic view of Paris city from the observation deck at the top of the Eiffel Tower. You have to wait in a huge line to get up here.

7. It is said that the Eiffel Tower was originally red. When it first appeared in 1889, it was said to be dark red.

8. The Eiffel Tower is said to be about 15 cm taller, especially in summer. It is said that the temperature is high in summer, so the rebar is stretched very slightly.

9. It is said that there are 5 billion light bulbs on the Eiffel Tower. It boasts a huge amount of electricity consumption. It is said that some companies went bankrupt because of electricity bills while promoting at the Eiffel Tower.

10. It was originally planned to be built first in Barcelona, ​​Spain, but failed due to opposition from Barcelona citizens. Citizens said they would not help city communications.

11. Gustave Eiffel, who designed the Eiffel Tower, is the representative work of the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower, and built his own apartment at the top of the Eiffel Tower. It is said that only invited elites could enter this penthouse.

12. In the documentary ‘LIFE AFTER PEOPLE’, the Eiffel Tower survives up to 200 years, but eventually collapses due to aging and corrosion of rebar.

13. The price of a model souvenir of the Eiffel Tower around the Eiffel Tower is 20 times higher than the lowest price in Paris. A 4cm model costs around 1 euro, but if you go out of Paris, you can sell it for 1 euro for 12 pieces.

14. The Eiffel Tower will greatly influence the appearance of the Ferris Wheel. The United States, inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, said, “Let’s make something more wonderful than the Eiffel Tower” and build a strange building, which is the present-day Ferris wheel (Chicago Exposition 1893).

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