Eiffel Tower was constructed to remember the anniversary of the French Revolution and to show France’s industrial power to the world. It is located at the Champ de Mars in the 7th arrondissement (Midwest Paris).
The French often call it ‘La Dame de the Fer’ (The Iron Lady).
It is 1. 063 ft (324m) tall including the antenna at the top, without the antenna it is just 984 ft (300m).
It’s construction costed 7,799,401. 31 French gold francs in 1889. Eiffel Tower was the tallest man made building in the world before the Chrysler Building was built in New York in 1930.
Eiffel Tower was designed by Gustave Eiffel, but the original drawing of this tower was drawn by Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier. The construction began in July 1887. Many people in Paris was disagreeing this project. When the construction began, a group of people sent a petition to the commissioner of the Paris Exposition. They pleaded him to cancel the construction of the ‘silly tower’. But their protest was failed, and the construction of the tower was finished on March 31, 1889.
Eiffel’s tower structure consists of four immense arched legs. To build Eiffel Tower they need 2. 5 million thermally assembled rivets also 7300 tons of irons. The worker painted the tower to protect its element. Eiffel tower has been repainted 18 times and it required 60 tons of paint. The 1st platform of Eiffel Tower is 190 ft, the 2nd is 376 ft, and the 3rd is almost 900 ft above the sea. The tower was built to lean slightly in the wind, but the sun was affecting Eiffel Tower more than the wind. It caused the tower grow about 6 inches.
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At first, Gustave Eiffel designed the Eiffel Tower to be an important element for the scientific community. After the grand opening of the tower, he invited scientists to use the lab on the tower for their experiment on everything. In 1910 the concession of Eiffel Tower renewed. The tower can be useful for being a wireless telegraph transmitter because of its structure. The French military used it to communicate with their ships in the Atlantic Ocean during the World War I. Now, there are more than 120 antennas broadcasting both radio and Television signal in Eiffel tower.
Eiffel tower is the world most visited paid monument and it’s available to the visitors 365 days/year. Eiffel tower opening hours is at a 09. 00 a. m. – mid night. There are 5 billion lights on Eiffel to enlighten it at night. To enter Eiffel tower the visitors must pay between € 10 and €14. 5 per person. The visitor can purchase it online or buy it at the office at the tower’s foot. The visitors can climb the tower by stairs or by elevator. There are 108 stories with 1,710 steps in Eiffel tower. Three Elevators are shuttling the visitor to the 1st and 2nd platform of the tower.
There are 2 restaurants on the 1st floor 311 ft (95m) and the 2nd floor; Le 58 tour Eiffel and Le Jules Verne. If we take a look at the Genesis 11: 1-9, concern the tower of Babel as the symbol of Human pride against God’s will. God was angry because of its construction and separated them around the world. While, the Eiffel tower construction symbolize the Human rights has been established. Eiffel tower still exists because it isn’t against God’s will. The conclusion of my essay is Proverb 1:7 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. ”