Everything you never knew about the Eiffel Tower
It officially opened in Paris on March 31, 1889
Built in 1889, the Eiffel Tower to this day remains one of the most visited monuments in the world. It was conceived and designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and Gustave Eiffel. Even though it's one of the most instantly recognizable monuments in the world, its history remains relatively unknown. Click on and discover the fascinating historical facts of the ultimate tourist attraction.
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