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Who Made The Eiffel Tower?

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Rajesh Shri answered
The Eiffel Tower is an iron structure located in Paris, France and designed by Gustave Eiffel, a French engineer. The tower built in the period 1887-1889 near the Seine river is one of the most famous man made monuments and a well known tourist destination. The tower was built as an entrance to a World Fair organized to commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution.

The tower stands 300 meters (1000 ft) high; it was the tallest structure in the world when it was completed in 1889 a record which it held until 1930 when the Chrysler Building (319 m, 1063 ft) in New York City, United States was completed. The total weight of the Eiffel Tower is surmised to be about 10,100 tons. The tower is mainly used for FM radio transmission and television. The tower also houses two restaurants located on the first and second floor.

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The tower was constructed by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. It is one of the wonders of the world.
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The Eiffel Tower is one of the major tourist attractions of Paris, France. One cannot leave Paris without making a trip to the Eiffel tower. However, this tower is not very old. It was constructed in the late 19th century by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel.

It took a little more than 2 years for completing the construction (1887 to 1889). The tower was finally completed on March 28th 1889. The main reason behind creating the Eiffel Tower is to celebrate the anniversary of the French Revolution. A team of 50 engineers had worked on the blueprints of the tower.

It has a height of 984 ft and has a steel structure comprising of over eighteen thousand different pieces. It used about 9441 tons of steel to make the tower which was supplied from different factories owned by industrialists by the name of Mr. Dupont and Mr. Folud. The tower has 4 legs at the base which are separated from each other by 80 meters. It was also used as a radio transmitter. It has elevators to go from the ground to the topmost levels.
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Tom Runchman answered
I think it was Gustave eiffel who designed it...

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