The Eiffel Tower history

The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. It was named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. The Champ de Mars is a large public greenspace in Paris.
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The Eiffel Tower today.

The Eiffel Tower today.

15 March 1889: Construction of cupola. A cupola is a dome-like structure.

15 March 1889: Construction of cupola. A cupola is a dome-like structure.

26 December 1888: Construction of upper stage.

26 December 1888: Construction of upper stage.

15 May 1888: Start of construction of second stage.

15 May 1888: Start of construction of second stage.

7 December 1887: Construction of the legs with scaffolding.

7 December 1887: Construction of the legs with scaffolding.

The foundations

The foundations

20 March 1888: Completion of 1st level.

20 March 1888: Completion of 1st level.

21 August 1888: Completion to 2nd level.

21 August 1888: Completion to 2nd level.

Almost there! The Eiffel Tower under construction in 1888

Almost there! The Eiffel Tower under construction in 1888

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