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The Eiffel Tower in Paris was evacuated and closed for two hours Friday afternoon over an apparent security concern.
Paris police have seized 60 tonnes of miniature Eiffel Towers that black-market vendors were hoping to sell to tourists.
Paris had a slice of South African joy last night when the Eiffel Tower attracted attention to the celebration of International Mandela Day.
The Eiffel Tower has been declared the most valuable monument in Europe – worth 435 billion euros (£343 billion) to the French economy, a new study claims.
The venerable Paris landmark was estimated to be worth six times its nearest rival, the Colloseum in Rome, valued at 91 billion euros (£72 billion).
The Eiffel Tower will start making its own electricity and hot water by the end of 2013 in an attempt to reduce the “Iron Lady’s” carbon footprint.
A €25 million (£19.7m) renovation of the Paris landmark is expected to improve the tower’s energy performance by 30 per cent.
Paris police say that a 25-year-old man thwarted security measures and climbed the Eiffel Tower before jumping from the landmark to his death.
The hours-long wait endured by hordes of tourists visiting the Eiffel Tower each year could become less painful if Paris presses forward with plans to move ticket counters and queuing underground, beneath the monument’s giant feet.
Prince has had his Eiffel Tower proposal rejected by the city’s mayor.
The US pop star had hoped to perform a concert under the famous Parisian landmark on July 14, but the mayor turned down the offer because it would clash with Bastille Day celebrations.
Jennifer Aniston and boyfriend Justin Theroux fuel rumours they’re engaged after a romantic dinner date at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
For any celebrity, being in one of the fashion capitals of the world gives them a chance to splash their cash in many of the designer boutiques.
But it also allows them to showcase their own sense of style – and maybe set a new trend in the process.
Paris, Texas’ Eiffel Tower is up in lights. And they’re quite colorful. “It’s good it’s getting dark because I’m an ugly crier,” Chamber President Mindy Moree said at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the lights Wednesday night, her voice choking. “This is my farewell baby.”
Those who like to have a glance of Eiffel Tower now need not to fly to Paris. It can be seen in India but with a difference.
The Associated Press
Critics say it looks like a roller coaster gone badly awry. Fans say it’s a landmark to rival the Eiffel Tower. London got a towering new venue on Friday, as authorities announced completion of the Orbit, a 115-meter looped and twisting steel tower beside London’s new Olympic Stadium that will give visitors panoramic views over the city.
History will be repeated in the center of Paris at the new Traversée de Paris á La Nage that will be held on September 2nd. The unique aquatic challenge is combined with a tour of Paris that will take swimmers from the Josephine Baker swimming pool to the Parc André Citroën, via the Louvre, the Place de la Concorde and the Eiffel Tower.