Top 10 facts about the Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is that beautiful tower to which people come from everywhere to see it in Paris, the capital of France, but there are some hidden facts about this tower which we will put through this article
1- The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 for the Paris Exhibition, and the intention to build it was not permanent.
2- The Eiffel Tower was about to be demolished in 1909 but was not demolished and used for other purposes to be a radio station
3- In the Second World War and before the German soldiers entered Paris, France sabotaged the tower elevator and German soldiers could not climb the tower, but Hitler did not surrender and built all the elevators and allowed his soldiers to climb on them.
4- Eiffel Tower is the building that has the highest rate of visits in the world, where the proportion of visitors to 698 million people in 2011.
5- Many names were engraved in the Eiffel Tower, including the architect Gustav Eiffel, who designed it, which still bears the name of the tower so far, as well as the names of 72 prominent figures in France, such as scientists, engineers, and others.
6- Edison visited the Eiffel Tower and was very impressed with it and wrote in the guest book “Monsieur Eiffel, the architect of creative design, courageous and extraordinary in modern engineering, a person respected and admired by all engineers. Thomas Edison”
7- The height of the Eiffel Tower varies approximately 15 cm from time to time due to changes in temperature.
8- The inventor Franz Reichelt died when he jumped out of the Eiffel Tower when he was testing Parashut of his own design.
9- You must climb 1665 degrees of the ladder until you reach the top of the Eiffel Tower.
10- Despite the height of the tower, it killed only one person when it was built.