Eiffel Tower, Paris

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Completed just in time for the 1889 Paris World's Fair, the Eiffel Tower was the tallest structure in the world until 1930. Although unpopular at first, the lacy iron monument has become the beloved symbol of Paris.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
250080
Names
Eiffel Tower
La Tour Eiffel
Categories
tower
monuments
Materials
iron