The Eiffel Tower - Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower Offical Site  Ticket Reservation
Date of birth: March 31, 1889 (hoisting the flag to the top), built for the Universal Exhibition in celebration of the French Revolution.
Age: 120 years
Owner: City of Paris
Address:Tour Eiffel
Champ de Mars
75007 Paris 

Contractor: Gustave Eiffel & Cie
Engineers: Maurice Koechlin & Emile Nouguier 
Architect: Stephen Sauvestre
Studies: Begun in 1884
Construction: 1887 to 1889 (2 years, 2 months and 5 days)

Composition: 18,038 pieces, 2,500,000 rivets
Weight of the metal structure: 7,300 tons
Total weight: 10,100 tons
Height: 324m (height with flagpole)

 Third Floor

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