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The Eiffel Tower is the symbol of the French capital, and it is one of the most important tourist attractions in the world. The Eiffel Tower is located in the French capital Paris, specifically in the far northwest of the Champ de Mars park located near the River Seine, and the city of Paris has taken a symbol of it being the most prominent landmark that constitutes the largest percentage of visitors in France.
The Eiffel Tower was designed to be a distinctive entrance to the international military exhibition held in Paris because of the centennial anniversary of the French Revolution, and that was by order of Gustave Eiffel in one thousand eight hundred and eighty nine, and its construction cost about seven billion eight hundred thousand French francs, and as a result of the ultimate creativity in its construction and design Recovering more than half of the value of its construction in only one year, and in the year one thousand nine hundred and forty-six registered the Eiffel Tower on the list of historical monuments of the city of Paris.
Eiffel Tower design
The Eiffel Tower has an iron structure with a height of three hundred and twenty-four meters, and it was named the Three Hundred Tower at the opening, and then it was named Eiffel Tower after the Gustave Eiffel, which he ordered to build, and the owner of the idea in its design.
Work began on the construction of the Eiffel Tower on the twenty-sixth of January for one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, and continued for two years and two months with the particiAl Bahahn of more than fifty architects, and three hundred workers; in the first five months the foundations of the tower were built, while building the entire tower was costed twenty-one months, to be completed It includes construction work on the thirty-first of March one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, to be officially opened on the sixth of May for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine. The height of the Eiffel Tower at the time of its establishment is about three hundred meters, then an additional floor is added for it to carry the flag, so that its height reaches Li three hundred and twelve meters, and then, added to his own broadcast satellite antenna for a total height of more than three hundred and twenty-four meters, to record as one of the tallest buildings in the world at the time.
Uses of the Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower has been used since it was built in the implementation of many development and economic projects serving France, some of which can be mentioned:
- Broadcast: The Eiffel Tower was used in an attempt to broadcast radio in one thousand nine hundred and six, and it was actually used in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty six, as the matter did not depend on the radio broadcast only, but rather it was prepared for the television broadcast that actually started in the year one thousand nine hundred and fifty seven.
- Commercial interface: In the past years, the Eiffel Tower managed to attract the most famous international companies and restaurants to open branches in the tower, which enriched the economic movement in France, and increased investment in it with a value that exceeded double the returns of total tourism production in it.