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Eiffel Tower in France

Eiffel Tower in France (Picture 1)

The Eiffel Tower stands on the south side of the Seine River in the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It was built in 1889. After the completion of the year, the Eiffel Tower was once the tallest building in the world. The name comes from the famous architect and structural engineer Gustav who designed it. · Eiffel, all built by Schneider Electric. The Eiffel Tower is one of the world's most famous buildings, one of the symbols of French culture, one of the landmarks of Paris, and the tallest building in Paris. It was loved by the French as "Iron Lady". About 3 million people board the tower every year, which brings about 1.5 billion euros in tourism revenue per year to Paris.

In 1889, the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the French Revolution, the French hoped that the opportunity to host the World Expo would leave a deep impression on the world. Especially after the unprecedented success of the World Expo in London in 1851, Paris was not far behind. The French have always wanted to build an exposition building that exceeds the British "Crystal Palace". In 1886, the design competition collection program was held, with the aim of "creating a work that symbolizes the technological achievements of the 19th century." In May 1886, the French government tendered for the World Expo building and designed a tower in the Champ de Mars in Paris.

The Eiffel Tower is 300 meters high, the antenna is 24 meters high and the total height is 324 meters. The tower is made up of many scattered steel components – it looks like a bunch of model components. There are 18038 steel members, weighing 10,000 tons. A total of 7 million holes were drilled during construction, 12,000 metal parts were used, and 2.5 million rivets were used. In addition to the four feet are made of reinforced concrete, the whole body is made of steel, sharing 7300 tons of wrought iron. The tower is divided into three floors, 57.6 meters, 115.7 meters and 276.1 meters away from the ground. There are restaurants on the first and second floors, and a observation deck on the third floor. There are 1711 steps from the tower to the top of the tower.

The French said that the Eiffel Tower is "the observatory of the capital", and this is indeed the case. It has three upper, middle and lower observatories, which can accommodate tens of thousands of people at the same time. The three observatories each have different views and bring different tastes. For a century, about 3 million people have climbed to the top of the tower every year, overlooking the cityscape of Paris. The highest level observatory is 274 meters above the ground. If it goes up the ladder of 1652, it takes about an hour. Of course, it can also be lifted by elevator. It is best to look forward to it. It will make people feel that the noisy Paris has suddenly calmed down and turned into a huge map. All the lanes and lanes of the avenues draw countless lines of different widths and widths. All of Paris is at your feet. When the daytime vision is clear, it is expected to be 60 kilometers away.

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