Eiffel Tower Day 2023: Here Are 5 Fascinating Facts About The Iron Lady Of Paris

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Eiffel Tower Day 2023: Here Are 5 Fascinating Facts About The Iron Lady Of Paris

Every time someone talks about visiting Paris or France, what is the first thing to cross your mind? Eiffel Tower, isn’t it? Well, the city of love is known for its beautiful wonder Eiffel Tower and tourists throng in huge numbers to witness the beauty of the Iron Lady of Paris. Every year on 31st March, the city of love celebrates Eiffel Tower Day to mark the inauguration of this lovely monument.

Eiffel Tower Day 2023

The beautiful Eiffel Tower was inaugurated on 31st March in 1889. It is on this day that this lovely monument was revealed to the public. Even after 134 years, this monument manages to make tourists fall in love with it.

The Eiffel Tower has three floors and the summit or top level is the highest observation deck in Europe standing at a height of 905 feet above sea level. The second level has some shops, another observation area and the Jules Verne restaurant. The first floor has exhibitions, glass floors, museums, dining spots and gift shops.


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Facts About The Symbol Of Paris

1. The Eiffel Tower is made of wrought iron, paint and steel. Steel provides additional support, and paint adds aesthetic appeal as well as corrosion protection.

2. The tower was designed and built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution in Europe as part of the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris. Another reason was to show France’s modern mechanical prowess across the world.

3. Gustave Eiffel got the rights to name the Tower. It is said that the original design was by two engineers who worked for his company, Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier.

4. Hitler ordered the destruction of the Eiffel Tower after Germany occupied France during World War 2.

5. You must have seen the tower lighting up every night. To achieve the sparkle effect, each side of the Tower was outfitted with 5,000 metal casings containing a 6W xenon bulb, totaling 20,000 lamps and 120kW of electricity.

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