Eiffel Tower Facts – Interesting facts about Eiffel Tower
Interesting facts about the Eiffel Tower
The 72 people who have contributed to the construction of the Eiffel tower including engineers, mathematicians and scientists are engraved on the side of the tower.
It costs about 15 Euros to take the lift to the top.
Eiffel Tower has a light show that runs for 5 minutes an hour, every night, until dawn.
In 1957, an antenna was added to the tower to make it taller than the Chrysler Building.
The design for the structure was decided by a contest and Eiffel’s design won.
When German occupied France, Hitler ordered the military governor of Paris, Dietrich von Choltitz, to destroy the Tower, along with the rest of the city, but his order wasn’t carried out.
Eiffel Tower is the stage for numerous events of international significance.
The Eiffel Tower cost 35 million Euros to build.
Around 50 million electric cables cover the tower.
1,665 steps are needed to climb to reach the top of the Eiffel Tower.