Eiffel Tower Facts – Interesting facts about Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower facts

There are about 20,000 light bulbs on the Eiffel Tower.

The paint on the Eiffel Tower weighs as much as 10 elephants.

Gustave Eiffel has an apartment for himself at the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Gustave Eiffel, the designer of the Eiffel Tower has also designed the Statue of Liberty’s Spine.

At the time of its construction, Eiffel tower was the tallest building in the world.

Eiffel Tower required 300 workers, 18,038 pieces of wrought iron and 2.5 million rivets.

The Tower is named after Gustave Eiffel, whose company was in charge of the project.

La Tour Eiffel, is the French name of the Eiffel Tower. It even has the nickname La dame De fer which means Eiffel Tower.

Eiffel Tower when it was first build faced criticism for its bold design.

Eiffel towers base pillars are oriented with the four points of the compass.