Paris celebrates 130 yrs of Eiffel Tower

Paris celebrates 130 yrs of Eiffel Tower
Question: When was the Eiffel tower in Paris opened for public for the first time?
(a) 1930
(b) 1932
(c) 1928
(d) 1929
Answer: (d)
Related facts:
  • Opened for the public view in the year 1929, the Eiffel Tower celebrated its 130th anniversary with a 12 minutes laser light show retracing the monument’s history.
  • The tower was built for the 1889 World’s Fair. Rising 324 meters (1,063 feet) above Paris, the famed “Iron Lady” was designed by Parisian engineer Gustave Eiffel and built for the 1889 Universal Exhibition.
  • For construction of the tower it took two years, two months and five days, and it was considered a feat of technical prowess at the time, mobilizing between 300 and 450 workers.
  • Seven million tourists visit the Eiffel Tower each year, with a total of 300 million visitors from across the world since 1889.


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