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The Amazing Eiffel Tower ,Cultural Icon of France

The Eiffel Tower (Tour Eiffel, in the French language pronunciation: is a wrought iron lattice tower on
the champ de mars in city of Paris, France. It is named
after the engineer Gustave Eiffel,
whose company designed and built the tower.

The tower was
constructed in the year 1889 as the entrance to the year 1889 World’s Fair, it was initially
criticized by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its
design, but it has become a global Cultural
Icon 
of France Republic and one of the most recognizable structures
in the world. The Eiffel Tower is
the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.91 million of people
ascended it in year 2015.

The Eiffel tower
is 324 meters (1,063 feet) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey
building, and the tallest structure in Paris city. Its base is square,
measuring 125 meters (410 feet) on each side.

















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