Tuesday, March 31, 2015
When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? March 31, 1889
A symbol of love, an architectural achievement, and one of the world's wonders- Eiffel Tower- built in 1889 has come to serve as an identity for Paris, the very place where the maginificent steel tower rests.
Creation of Gustave Eiffel, the iconic structure is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. It served as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair. The 324-metre-high (1,062-foot) Eiffel tower sees some 7 million visitors each year and up to 30,000 a day in the peak summer season.
On March 31, 1889 the Eiffel Tower first opened to the public in Paris and today, Google is celebrating its 126th anniversary with a doodle that shows workers giving final touches to the French marvel.
The iconic structure is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris that served as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair.