The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on Paris being the hero. Named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was designed and manufactured in the company. Initially some of the artists and intellectuals in France for the design was criticized by the entrance to the World's Fair of 1889, as established in 1889, but the French culture and become a worldwide symbol of one of the world's most recognizable structures. The tallest building in Paris and the most visited paid monument in the world. Reached 6.98 million in 2011. 1.00025 million visitors to the tower in.
324 meters (1,063 feet) of the tower in the same building height of 81 floors. During the construction of the Eiffel Tower and the Washington Monument, the additional antenna until the Chrysler Building in New York, which in 1930 was considered. 41 years time, title, created the world's tallest structure, the Eiffel Tower's top title in 1957, the Chrysler Building is now 5.2 meters (17 feet) higher than that. Does not include satellite transmission, Millau in France, the second highest after the building is.
The tower has three levels for the first and second years in the restaurant. Top shelf's height above the ground of Education Observatory (906 feet) to 276 meters, the highest level in the EU. Tickets, the first and second level stairs or lift (elevator) can be purchased up. The ground running from the first to the second level of confidence as the first level, 300 steps. There are steps to the third level, and even higher, normally closed and normally only accessible by lift.