Eiffel Tower Facts – Interesting facts about Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower facts for kids

Eiffel Tower was the world’s tallest structure in the world, a title held for 41 years until the completion of the New York City’s Chrysler Building in 1930.

Eiffel Tower has inspired more than 30 replicas and similar structures all around the world.

It took 2 years, 2 months and 5 days to build the Eiffel Tower.

The tower is 324 meters or 1,063 feet tall, making it the tallest structure in Paris.

Eiffel Tower is now the second tallest structure in France after the Millau Viaduct.

The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second levels.

The Eiffel tower is repainted at least 19 times since it was built.

60 tons of paint is required every seven years to prevent Eiffel Tower from rusting.

The tower played a part in the Allied victory at the First battle of Marne, 1914. One of the transmitters jammed German radio communications, hindering their advance.

The tower is wind resistant and sways around 6 to 7 cm or 2 to 3 inches in the wind.