It towers over the Paris skyline and is one of the most recognized monuments in the world. The Eiffel Tower has a storied past and has served its city well as a worldwide ambassador. How much do you know about this monument? Do you know the answers to these questions?
What is the Eiffel Tower’s nickname?
How many pieces of iron make up the Eiffel Tower?
Why was the Eiffel Tower built?
The names of how many men are engraved on the Eiffel Tower?
How many women’s names are on the Eiffel Tower?
Is it legal to publish a picture of the Eiffel Tower when it is lit?
How much does the Eiffel Tower sway in the wind?
Find out more about the Eiffel Tower and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up. All measurements in American and metric.
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About the Author
Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series, the Wonderful World of Animals Series, and the Miss Jones series. She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.