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Eiffel Tower

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Built for the 1898 World's Fair, the Eiffel Tower is a steel creation by Gustave Eiffel. It still stands today as a monument to man's abilities, and for almost 50 years was the tallest man-made structure in the world.
The four pillars are used to support the tower and are aligned to  the points of the compass.
It is just a significant monument to the city that features  innovative, turn-of-the-century architecture that is a tourist site  but is studied by many.
Every five years from the top to the first floor and every ten  years for the whole monument
Similer to what we use for the world trade center and our bridges
The Eiffel tower was the tallest building in the world until the  completion in 1930 of the Chrysler building - a year before the  Empire State building was completed.
it is, because it attracts tourists And more importantly it's a copy of the REAL Eiffel Tower in Paris, so it lets people who can't travel to Europe have a similar experience by visiting a replica of the actual eifel tower
Yes , after the engineer who designed and built it - Gustave Eiffel
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During youth, the two strongest influences on Eiffel were both successful chemists, his uncle Jean-Baptiste Mollerat and Michel Perret. Both men spent a lot of time with young Eiffel, filling his head with everything from chemistry and mining to religion and philosophy. At school, Eiffel was...
A hospital can be one or more stories tall.
The form is like the letter "A" but with more levels and it's made out of iron not paper.
No, he never did, though he did pose in front of it during a Paris  victory tour when France was taken by the Nazis.
They started to build the Solar Tower in 2001 and it was estimated to be done in 2-3 years.
The time to get to the first floor, and from there to thesecond, is about two minutes using any of the two mainelevators (they make the trip from ground level to 2nd floor andback in 8 minutes). At 2nd floor level, you may have to wait a few minutes, as thecapacity of the third floor is limited ...
Their steet structures were designed by the same guy, GustafeEiffel
The only connection is that it was completed and opened in 1889, 100 years after the French revolution.
The French have nicknamed the Tower La Dame de Fer (The Iron Lady)Or La Vieille Dame (the Old Lady) or La Grande Dame (The Tall Lady)
What looks like triangles are inter-crossed trusses of wrought iron. The Eiffel tower being a tall structure , the engineers had to face the problem of balance, equilibrium and resistance. The use of trusses and triangles actually i ncreases the strength of the structure to a huge extent,...
Both Paris International airports Orly and Roissy-Charles de Gaulle are relatively close to Paris, with Orly a bit closer. Roissy having a faster link with the RER (regional train) to the capital, the difference is not significant in terms of travel time to downtown Paris.
  As the centrepiece and entrance arch of the Great exhibition held in Paris in 1889 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French revolution.
It takes 50 tons of paint to paint the Eiffel tower
Yes. He lived from 1832 - 1923
Who was influenced was Alexadre Gustave Eiffel. He built it for a fair.
The Eiffel tower. If The Eiffel tower was a meter stick, Big Ben would be a 30cm ruler.
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The Eiffel tower is an iron tower, which was the world's most taller building from 1889 until 1930.
the RER line C station 'Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel' is just near the bridge a few yards away from the tower. The underground station 'Bir-Hakeim' (line 6) is 200 metres away.
There is no river under the tower. But the Seine flows NW of it, about 200 mtrs away, between the tower and the Palais de Chaillot under the Pont D'Iéna.
Lycée Royal was the highschool he attended, during college he attended sainte barbe to try and enter The École Polytechnique which was, and still is, the most prestigious engineering institution in France. Ultimately, Eiffel was denied admission to The École Polytechnique, but instead attended...
Guy de Maupassant, the famed French writer, hated the Eiffel Tower.In fact, he was said to have eaten lunch in the tower's restaurantevery day because it was the only place where he could not see thetower.
Yes There Is, The Blackpool Tower Designed By The Same Architect as the Eiffel Tower, Gustave Eiffel
  The Eiffel tower was built commemorating the world fair exibition of 1889.It was to be the center piece of theworld fair.
I have a few theories. He definitely has a Leigion of Honneur (Actually spelt like that) award and is a honorary member of the ASME.
It is made of 15,000 pieces of iron, 40 tons of paint and 2.5 million rivets. It is 984-990 feet tall and is 10,000 tons. It has 1,665 stairs and is 108 stories.
Metal expands in the heat and shrinks in the cold.
For a World Exhibition in 1889, and to showcase how steel and iron could be used to erect tall buildings..
Before the project was approved, the Eiffel tower was meant to be a temporary construction. The proposed monument was controversed by a number of celebrities, but Gustave Eiffel won the right to exploit the Eiffel tower for 20 years, after what the income would fall back to the owner, the town of...
No, the spire is 120m tall, the Eiffel tower is 324m tall
It is made of big metal and pointy in a shape of an A that gives out transmission's for radio stations. . Like This
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  There are about 2.5 million bolts in the Eiffel Tower.
The tallest man-made structure is Burj Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at 2,684 ft / 818 m   More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burj_Dubai
50 tons of paint . none its made out of medal
it was inaugurated in 1898 on Saturday the fifth of February.
No, because it's not a natural physical feature, instead it is a landmark.
The tower has the appearance of being 3 separate towers due to the 3 different observation decks. This is a practical as well as aesthetic move by the architect as the addition of the two lower observation decks assists with structural reinforcement as well as providing the ability to serve the...
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Gustave Eiffel didn't build the Statue of Liberty...It was built by Gustave's assistant, Maurice Koechlin and French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi.
As I'm told, at first the reactions of the Parisians were that they were extremely angry with the person who built it and shouted at that person and got really ANGRY. But seeing how famous it made France they got happier about it!
No, the Eiffle Tower is a steel radio tower built for a world's fair in Paris. The leaning tower of Pisa is in a different town, is a very heavy rock structure built in the 1400's that leans due to foundation deterioration. Local officials have been careful to shore it up, but keep the famous 14...
Adult full fare tickets range from 5€ (second floor using thestairs) up to 15€ (top floor using lifts). At today's exchange rateof 1€ = $1.39, that gives a range of $ 6.95 to $ 20.80.
the Eiffel tower is one of the most visited landmarks in Paris.
Gustave Eiffel is an engineer who specialised in metallic structures. He built a number of impressive bridges in France and in Europe, built the Eiffel tower, and the internal frame of the statue of Liberty in New York.
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it was made of pure iron
  no he never did any work on the eifel tower
No It Did Not. Its Impossible As An Elephants Joints Couldnt Take The Pressure
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yes there is an elivator in it.
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The Eiffel tower is 324 meters high (1063 feet). This is 193 times taller than a 5.5-foot tall person.
The Eiffel tower represents Paris as being one of it's major landmarks.
it was unknown how and where he died they only no that it was in paris, france. He died of natural cause's
The Eiffel Tower was invented by a man called Eiffel.
the Eiffel tower is in Paris, France, it is 1063 ft tall, and had been built for the 1889 world exhibition fair.
the Eiffel tower had 6 930 000 in 2008; that gives a monthly average of 577,500.
There are 3 floors on the Eiffel Tower and there is 300 steps to get to the first floor!
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No it is in Paris, France
The Statue of Liberty is a long-standing symbol of freedom and friendship on American soil. It was built by the French to commemorate America's independence from Great Britain, and stands as a source of inspiration, admiration and intrigue for people around the world.
The Eiffel tower is a "wrought iron" lattice tower The tower is built of "puddled iron" (a structural iron). There were more than 18,000 separate components joined by more than 2.5 million rivets. it is an iron structure people affect the Eiffel tower by its reputation and how many people want to...
There are 1665 steps from ground level to the top of the tower,  using the stairs of the eastern pillar. The stairs from the second  floor up to the top (more than half) are closed to the public.