The Eiffel Tower

The tilt at the top of this masterpiece of tensile strength and lightness has never been more than 12 cm (less than 5 inches).
The metal tower was built in two years by the engineer, Eiffel, for the world exhibition of 1889.
The tower is 300 meters (over 384 feet) high and weighs 7,000 tons (a scale model 30 cm – one foot – high would weigh only 7 grams (0.25 ounces).
Three platforms, at 57 meters (187 feet, 115 meters (377 feet) and 274 meters (899 feet), offer views of Paris and the suburbs.

Arch of Triumph
The Eiffel Tower
Opera Garnier
The Louvre
Luxembourg Gardens
Notre Dame
Hotel Verlain