Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower
CityParis
CountryFrance
Year1887 - 1889
Height300,0m
984ft

Realization

  • Architect:Gustave Eiffel

Building Info

  • Alias:Tour Eiffel
  • Materials:wrought iron
  • Height:300,0m / 984ft
  • Address:Av. Gustave Eiffel, by the river Seine

Notes

  • Tallest structure in the world from 1889 until 1930 when it was eclipsed by the Chrysler Building in New York City.
    The total height including the radio antennas at the top is 324m.
    Built for the 1889 International Exhibition, Paris, the centenary celebration of the French Revolution.
    1652 Steps take you to the third level.
    The total weight of the structure is 10100 ton.
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