Eiffel Tower Facts – Interesting facts about Eiffel Tower
Facts about the Eiffel Towers
In 1891, London built a structure to surpass the height of the Eiffel Tower. It was unsteady, never completed and demolished in 1907.
Gustave Eiffel was not his real name. Eiffel’s are originally from Germany with their last name Bonickhausw, but the French couldn’t pronounce and Gaustave officially change his surname in 1880.
Every year, the lift in the Eiffel tower travels around 103,000 km that is equivalent of two and a half times around the globe.
In 2004, the first floor of the Eiffel Tower was converted to an ice skating ring.
A number of pilots have flown an aircraft under the arches of the tower.
In 1967, Eiffel Tower was almost temporarily relocated to Canada.
The Height of Eiffel tower is not constant it varied by 15 cm or 5.9 inches due to temperature changes.
The Eiffel Tower is the most visited monument in the world. It was reported that about 6.91 million people visited Eiffel tower in 2015.
The Eiffel Tower was originally intended for Barcelona, Spain, but the project was rejected.
On a clear day, it is possible to see 42 miles in every direction from the top of the tower.