Eiffel Tower Construction Step By Step

Constructed from 1887 to 1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World’s Fair, the Eiffel Tower was initially criticized by French leading artists and intellectuals for its design. Nevertheless, it has become a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Here are some step by step photos showing the phases of construction (click to enlarge):

Eiffel Tower Construction Step By Step Photos

Here’s an excellent video that follows through the process:


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