16/50.- Paris, Tour Eiffel
Although, the erection of the Eiffel tower was not very popular
in the 19th century, it has become "The" symbol of Paris. It
seems you cannot leave Paris without visiting it. Click on the
picture to see a 360 panorama
of the Tour Eiffel.
Gustave Eiffel's was chosen among 700 architects
and engineers to build the tower that would
commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French
Revolution. This 300 meters high tower was the
tallest building till 1930. There are several
figures of this tower that would surprise you. Did
you know that its height varies up to 15 cm
depending on temperature?