Eiffel tower is also called the tower of the winds. Its history and remarkable features have been discussed for years, perhaps in much more length than necessary. The Eiffel tower is a very famous landmark of the famous skyline of Paris and it was built in 1889 as an attraction for the World Exposition.
At the end of therontais, the Eiffel tower is reachable only by elevator. It was constructed at a height of entertments park and was named after its engineer designer Gustave Eiffel. Eiffel had other interests too, he contributed his own innovations to the tower and built an empty patent office on the top of the tower. Gustave Eiffel was the only person allowed to handle the tower.
The Eiffel Tower is 300 meters high and tower has a regular solution in its monthly puzzles. Each small segment of the tower was built in a different color, so as to identify it easily among the huge wall of the tower. When the tower was being built, an observation platform was built just below the middle of the tower. This platform was named Orientation Centre, it was made to allow large numbers of people to watch the construction process of the tower and used as an example many years later, when the tower was nearing completion.
Eiffel Tower – a tourist destination
The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated in 1889, just a few months after the completion of the six-level foundation. The tower was then raised on the foundations until its completion in the spring of 1889. Just a few months after the completion of the tower, the foundation of the tower was found to be ready to suffer an even greater disaster.
On May 28, 1889, a powerful earthquake caused a collapse in the foundation of the tower. This caused the elevator to tip, causing the tower to come down. The top of the second level washer was thrown into the air and several people were killed. The tower then went down on its other side.
Several things happened that day that day that can still be today described as a miracle. The ground started to shake, buildings toppled, huge fires broke out in the interior, the horses left in the stable were trampled. The tower started to collapse right beside the entrance to the 1889 World Exposition that was about to open.
Construction of the snakelike structure
The event that shook the tower was the fermentation of the Carnaval de Duelling in the Vieux Museum. The Duelling ring was to be opened the next day, May 29, at 10 am. This is what we got. The Carnaval de Duelling celebration was, in fact, the last event of its kind in Paris.
The next day, May 29, 2004, began like the previous one, with the construction of the snakelike structure of the trailing arm on the outside of the tower.
The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated on May 7, 1894. It was built by Georges-Eiffel. Due to its popularity, the Eiffel Tower waseither rented out, or in use by various airlines, until the tower was repaired in 2003.
For the next few years, the Eiffel Tower was used as a means of artistic welcome. It has been built in a different style , giving it a very different appearance.
Today, the Eiffel Tower is a known symbol and an global icon of France, and the city itself has come to be one of the most popular travel destinations in the world.
Eiffel Tower – 324 meters in height
Pouhle GalibernadeThe Pouhle Galibernade is a novel that won the Prix Goncourt in Lyon in 1901. It was well received and gained the rare distinction of being short-listed for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907. The Prix Goncourt was awarded to ‘The 48 entitled Rue de Pouhle Lys’ by Guy de Maupassant. The novel is set in the Paris of the early 20th century and the setting is at the ‘ Forty Year’ Avenue. The novel is told from the point of view of the inhabitants of this apparently normal middle class. De Maupassant won the Prix Goncourt for his novel ‘The 48 entitled Rue de Pouhle Galibernade’. Also for the novel ‘One Day in Paris’ which was short-listed for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1938.
The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated on the 1st of January and was originally lit up every night at 17:30. It was only in 1932 that the tower was electrically illuminated. The Eiffel Tower changed many lives in Paris as it was the tallest structure in the world for over a quarter of a century.
The Eiffel Tower measures 324 meters in height and can weigh as much as 72,000 tons.