The Eiffel Tower (French Tour Eiffel) is one of the symbols of Paris, built in 1887-1889 as a temporary structure in Paris, near the banks of the Seine River. The tower was built in 1889. held for the World Exhibition and until 1931 was the tallest building in the world (301 meters). The building belongs to the city of Paris.
The tower was built in 2 years, 2 months and 5 days. Its construction required 2.5 million. rivets, 18,038 pieces of iron, 60 tons of paint. The 7,300-ton tower weighs on the ground like a man sitting on a chair (4 kg/cm2). Gustave Eiffel carved the names of 72 famous French scientists and engineers on the sides of the tower.
These inscriptions were painted over in the early twentieth century, but were restored in 1986-1987 by the Société Nouvelle d’exploitation de la Tour Eiffel (the company contracted to manage the tower’s business affairs). It is the most visited paid object in the world. Almost 7 million people visit the Eiffel Tower every year. tourists. 75 percent they are foreigners.