The Eiffel Tower is one of the world’s most famous landmarks and synonymous with the city of Paris.
Here are 27 interesting facts about the Eiffel Tower you might not know.
The construction took place between 1887 and 1889. This was 180 years faster than the construction of Notre Dame.
It is possible to climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower but most people take the lift.
It is 324 metres tall (including antennas) and weighs over 10,000 tonnes.
Luckily for Parisians the Spanish rejected the project and it came to France instead.