5 facts about Eiffel tower(1)

By   2018-08-02

  1. Completed on March 31, 1889, the tower was the world’s tallest man-made structure for 41 years until the completion of the Chrysler Building in New York in 1930.

  2. It is 324 metres tall (including antennas) and weighs 10,100 tonnes

  3. It was the tallest structure in France until the construction of a military transmitter in the town of Saissac in 1973. The Millau Viaduct, completed in 2004, is also taller, at 343 metres.

  4.  It is possible to climb to the top, but there are 1,665 steps. Most people take the lift.

  5. The lifts travel a combined distance of 103,000 km a year – two and a half times the circumference of the Earth

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