This Day In History
Saturday, February 22, 2020
On This Day

March 31, 1889

The Eiffel Tower is...
The Eiffel Tower is officially opened. The Eiffel Tower is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Built in 1889, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year. Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair.
Eiffel Tower
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