The Eiffel Tower

#88 - Paris, France
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A lot of people have climbed on this lady.
The nickname for the famous Tour Eiffel is actually The Iron Lady, and more than 200,000,000 people have visited the tower since its construction in 1889, making it the most visited paid monument in the world. No surprise it's on our list of AbsoluteVisits. Join the crowds and admire 18,038 pieces of puddled iron.
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Underneath the Beauty
#1 Eiffel Tower Photo - Brad Harbach
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Eiffel over the Seine
#2 Eiffel Tower Photo - Karen Powers
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The Beautiful Eiffel Tower
#3 Eiffel Tower Photo - Brad Harbach
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The Eiffel Tower from the Seine
#4 Eiffel Tower Photo - Zhao Naidoo
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Bastille Day
#5 Eiffel Tower Photo - Zhao Naidoo
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Quick Facts & History

  • This 123 year-old monument in Paris, France is more than just a cool thing to look at. It actually serves as a radio tower and an observation tower.
  • The Eiffel Tower is approximately 990 feet (302 meters) tall, and only had one death occur during its construction.
  • Although it is often depicted in either nighttime images or as a light green color, the Eiffel Tower is painted dark brown every seven years, using up around 40 tons of paint each time.
  • The antenna on top of the Eiffel Tower is 78 feet (24 meters) tall.
  • The Eiffel Tower has 108 stories and a climb of 1,665 steps.

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Underneath the Beauty
Ranked #1 by Brad Harbach
Eiffel over the Seine
Ranked #2 by Karen Powers
The Beautiful Eiffel Tower
Ranked #3 by Brad Harbach
The Eiffel Tower from the Seine
Ranked #4 by Zhao Naidoo
Bastille Day
Ranked #5 by Zhao Naidoo

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Underneath the Beauty

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Eiffel over the Seine

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The Beautiful Eiffel Tower

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The Eiffel Tower from the Seine

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Bastille Day


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