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Tour Eiffel / Eiffel Tower

Posted By Franck On 29/04/2005 @ 17:00 In Accueil,Paris Visite - Incontournables Paris visit - essentials | 31 Comments

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  • For the Universal Exhibition of 1889, the Eiffel Tower announces the twentieth century. Having the ownership of the Tour for 20 years, its manufacturer founded in 1888 the Company of the Eiffel Tower.
    In 1909, the tower narrowly escaped being destroyed, and was saved by the radio (wireless telegraphy).
    In 1912, the tower gives time to the world, participates in national defense during the war, indicate the wind, air pressure, then, receives satellite TV. It now issues French channels.

    Tour Eiffel
    Eiffel Tower – Fluctuat Nec Mergitur (« Tossed but not sunk »)
    The tower illuminated in the colors of the French flag to honor victims of november 2015 13th

    In the axis of the four cardinal points, four massive masonry of 26 m, for 9 to 14 meters deep are used to support the four legs of the Tour of 320 m.
    The Eiffel Tower weighs 11 000 tons. The building was during the restoration campaign of 1984, reduced from 1 340 tons. It weighs 4kg/cm2 ground or ground pressure in cm2 of four legs of a chair on which sits an adult.
    It is painted every 7 years (the site takes 3 years), with three different colors shades from the lightest (top) to dark to accentuate the feeling of vertigo soil. 50 tons of paint are needed, the colors red and brown are due to iron oxide content in the paint, which contributes to the proper conservation of the iron tower.

    Each year, the three lifts travel 1003 000 kilometers (two and a half times around the earth).

  • 1st floor: 57 m high: restaurant, bar, lounge.
  • 2nd Floor: 115 m: restaurant, bar, tearoom.
  • 3rd Floor: 214 m: location long views. Glance up to 90 KM from Paris on a clear day.

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    Tour Eiffel – View from Trocadéro, by night
    The new flagship system and the flicker of the Tower every hour, were introduced at the « top 2000 », since December 31, 1999 at midnight Lighthouse, 2 light beams of a range of 80 kilometers.

    All good books are atribute to his genius inventor, engineer Gustave Eiffel. In fact, the story is not so simple. It seems the Eiffel Tower might well have usurped its name. Indeed, two engineers workshop of Gustave Eiffel, Koechlin and Nouguier, conceived the idea of a very high tower of Iron … and win the support of the Universal Exhibition. Gustave Eiffel then takes the train. He will fund the project, in return, his name will be linked to that of the two engineers. But history has no morals and has chosen a name …

    Tour Eiffel
    Eiffel Tower – View from Champs de Mars

    Did you know:

    In Paris, Gustave Eiffel made the metal structures of the synagogue of the Rue des Tournelles, the church of Notre-Dame-des-Champs Boulevard Montparnasse, Saint-Joseph Saint-Maur, coverage of high school Boulevard Carnot Malesherbes, the Bon Marché, the cabaret Paradis Latin, the lobby of the Credit Lyonnais Boulevard des Italiens, which burned in 1997. The signature of the Eiffel company also appears on the facade of buildings scattered around the world. The Eiffel company is the designer of the steel structure of the Statue of Liberty Bartholdi, enthroned in the harbor of New York, built in 1878.

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    The Eiffel Tower

    Information :

    Access :

    Address : 75007 Paris
    METROPOLITAIN : Ecole militaire ou Bir-Hakeim
    BUS : Autobus 42, 69, 82, 87.
    http://www.tour-eiffel.fr [9]
    Hours: Open every day from 9:30 to 23h for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor (midnight in June, July and August)
    Restaurant on 1st floor

    Rates 2014:
    Lift 2nd floor:
    9 Euros if more than 25 years
    7.50 Euros for 12-24 years
    4.50 Euros for children 3 to 11 years

    Lift Summit:
    15 Euros if more than 25 years
    13.50 Euros for 12-24 years
    10.50 Euros for children 3 to 11 years

    1st and 2nd floor:
    5 euros if more than 25 years
    4 Euros for 12-24 years
    3 euros for children 3 to 11 years

    e-tickets :
    ticket.toureiffel.fr [10]

    For group rates or other information, visit the website: http://www.tour-eiffel.fr [9]

    La Tour Eiffel en Bleu Blanc Rouge
    La Tour Eiffel novembre 2015 – De nuit
    En hommage aux victimes des attentats de Paris de novembre 2015, la dame de fer s’habille du drapeau tricolore.

    Tour Eiffel Bleue - Durant la présidence de la France à la tête de l’Union Européenne
    La Tour Eiffel 2008 – De nuit
    Durant la présidence de la France à la tête de l’Union Européenne, la Tour Eiffel s’habille aux couleurs de l’Europe, un éclairage conçu pour la circonstance, éclairage composé de bleu et orné de 12 étoiles jaunes de plus de 5 mètres de diamètre.
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    La Tour Eiffel

    La Tour Eiffel
    La Tour Eiffel

    Parc - Tour Eiffel
    Parc/Jardin aux pieds de la Tour Eiffel

    Tour Eiffel- Vue du 2eme étage
    Vue du 2eme étage de la Tour Eiffel

    Tour Eiffel - Vue du pont de Grenelle
    La Tour Eiffel – Vue du pont de Grenelle

    Tour Eiffel - Vue du 1er étage
    La Tour Eiffel – Vue du 1er étage

    Tour Eiffel - Palais de Chaillot - La Defense - Vue du 2eme étage
    Palais de Chaillot – La Defense – Vue du 2eme étage de la Tour Eiffel

    Tour Eiffel- Vue du 2eme étage
    Champs de Mars: Vue du 2eme étage de la Tour Eiffel
    Tour Eiffel
    Tour Eiffel – Vue du Champs de Mars
    Tour Eiffel [12]
    Tour Eiffel – Vue du Champs de Mars

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