The Eiffel Tower
by:Caylin K.

The Construction

The Eiffel Tower was

paint is added to it every 7 years to protect it from rust

Visitors

The Eiffel Tower has had 250 million visitors since it opened in 1889. Visitors can climb up the first two levels or take the lift which can also take you to the third floor. The Eiffel Tower is so popular all around the world that there are mini versions in Las Vegas, Nevada and the full size Tokyo Tower in Japan.

Fun Facts

The Eiffel Tower was named after Gustave Eiffel one of the engineers working on it.

It took about two years to build and put together the tower.

The tower was the highest man made structure in the world for 41 years before being surpassed by the Chrysler Building in New York.

The a Eiffel Tower was originally built as the entrance for the World's Fair in 1889.

For a while it was used as a radio tower.