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It was ultimately never taken down because an antenna was built at the top of the Tower to conduct wireless signals.
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Despite its name, the Eiffel Tower was actually designed by Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier, two senior engineers in Gustave Eiffel’s company.
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People in Paris actually hated it at first.
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In 1944, when Hitler was about to lose Paris to the Allied forces, he ordered the whole city to be demolished, including the Tower.
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One of the main engineers of the project, Maurice Koechlin, was related to Andre Koechlin, great-grandfather of Kalki Koechlin, the Bollywood actress!
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It’s technically illegal to photograph the Eiffel Tower at night.
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The Eiffel Tower has been repainted 18 times and gone from red-brown to yellow to today’s bronze.
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The Eiffel Tower hosts more than 6 million (approx.) visitors each year, making it the most visited paid monument in the world!
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  • Completed on March 31,1889, the tower was the world’s tallest man-made structure for 41 years until the completion of the Chrysler Building in New York in 1930
  • It is 324 metres tall (including antennas) and weighs 10,100 tonnes.
  • It was the tallest structure in France until the construction of a military transmitter in the town of Saissac in 1973.