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Eiffel Tower (Paris, 1889)

Eiffel Tower (Paris, 1889)

The iron lattice tower, erected for the 1889 World Fair, became the symbol of the capital city of France.

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Eiffel, tower, metal tower, World Heritage, Paris, France, architecture, World Fair, iron lattice, symbol, observation deck, sign

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