Paris, France - Eiffel Tower @foggy morning

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    The Eiffel Tower is an 1889 iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris that has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower, which is the tallest building in Paris, is the single most visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year. Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch for the 1889 World's Fair.

    The tower stands 324 m tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building. It was the tallest man-made structure in the world from its completion until the Chrysler Building in New York City was built in 1930.The tower has three levels for visitors. Tickets can be purchased to ascend by stairs or lift to the first and second levels. The walk to the first level is over 300 steps, as is the walk from the first to the second level. The third and highest level is accessible only by lift. Both the first and second levels feature restaurants.

    The tower has become the most prominent symbol of both Paris and France, often in the establishing shot of films set in the city.

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    1. Chiraag_Krishna 32 months ago | reply

      Fabulous composition! I love the reflections in this one David :)

    2. Mi che le 32 months ago | reply

      Meravigliosa !

    3. Falanx75 32 months ago | reply

      Beautiful capture of the Eiffel Tower! Magnficent light reflections on the Seine! A wonderful composition!

    4. KDSmith. 32 months ago | reply

      Wow, absolutely amazing!!!

    5. Pedro Toro3 32 months ago | reply

      Preciosa nocturna, composición, reflejos, luz y color buenísimos, saludos.

    6. Wipeout Dave 32 months ago | reply

      Great shot David. Atmospheric.

    7. PierreMax 32 months ago | reply

      Superb photo

    8. NataThe3 32 months ago | reply

      That's an outstanding composition. It's definitely a work of an artist!

    9. Robin Hsu1 32 months ago | reply

      stunning shot !

    10. Alviero41 32 months ago | reply

      Fantastici riflessi e colori........... Ciao!

    11. sothy81 32 months ago | reply

      Such a unique view of the tower! The fog makes it looks romantic. Well done

    12. Monica & Cebolinha 32 months ago | reply

      Awesome work Dude!

    13. Napatu 31 months ago | reply

      Preciosa imagen, me encanta ,saludos

    14. JAGlez. & cia. 29 months ago | reply

      Paris... je t'aime!!!

      Great shot!!

    15. I Am Camera-man 27 months ago | reply

      Most spectacular view.

    16. taniuniyana 25 months ago | reply

      Jaw-dropping!

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