Eiffel Tower

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Golden Holidays - Named after its designer, Gustave Eiffel, the Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in Paris and one of the most recognizable structures in dunia.Lebih than 200,000,000 people have visited the tower since its construction in 1889, including 6,719,200 people in 2006, making the monument paid the most visited in the world, Including the antenna as high as 24 m (79 ft), this structure has a height of 325 m (1,063 ft) from 2000, which is the same as conventional building 81.

When the tower was completed in 1889, it became the tallest structure in the world - the title of which was maintained until 1930 when the Chrysler Building in New York City (319 m - 1,047 ft) selesai.Menara is now the fifth-tallest in France and the highest in Paris, with the second highest structure Tour Montparnasse (210 m - 689 ft), although it will be surpassed by Tour AXA (225.11 m - 738.36 ft).

The metal structure of the Eiffel Tower weighs 7,300 tonnes while the entire structure including non-metal components weighs 10,000 tons. Depending on temperature, the spire can be away from the sun 18 cm (7 inches) due to thermal expansion of the metal on the side facing the sun. The tower also swinging 6-7 cm (2-3 inches) in the building berangin.Sebagai demonstration of the economy, when 7300 tons of metal structure were melted, it would fill 125 square meters with a depth of 6 cm (2:36 inches), which means that the density of iron 7.8 tonnes per cubic meter. The tower has a mass less than the mass of air in the cylinder with the same dimensions, 324 meters high and 88.3 radius. Weight tower is 10,100 tons compared to 10,265 tons of air.

The first and second levels are accessible by stairs and elevator. A ticket booth at the south tower base sells tickets to access the stairs which begin at that location. In the first platform the stairs continue up from the east tower and the third level summit is only accessible by lift. From the first or second platform the stairs are open for anyone to ascend or descend regardless of whether they have purchased a lift ticket or stair ticket. Number 9 steps to the ticket booth at the base, 328 to the first level, 340 to the second level and 18 to the lift platform on the second level. When exiting the lift at the third level there are 15 stairs go up to the observation platform above. Number of steps printed periodically on the side of the stairs to give an indication of the ascent. Most of the ascent to the scene directly beneath and around the tower although short steps beebrapa closed.

Treatment consists of procurement tower 50 to 60 tons of paint every seven years to keep it from rusting. To maintain the appearance of the visitors below, three different colors are used on the tower, with a dark color on the bottom and the lightest at the top. Paint color changed; This tower is painted brown-kelabu.Di first level there is an interactive console that tells color the next painting. Eiffel Tower is the architect Emile Nouguier, Maurice Koechlin and Stephen Sauvestre.

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