Our Good neighborhood spots
Eiffel Tower - Parc des Expositions
Paris has always been a city of exhibitions. The Eiffel Tower is a prime witness of this, having been built in 1889 to last only for the duration of the World Exhibition! Today, the tradition continues, and Paris is a hub for international shows.
The Eiffel Tower was built for the World Exhibition of 1889. It crystallised French engineering know-how and metallurgic techniques. The French Revolution was to be commemorated by a giant symbol that would incarnate an entire culture reaching out to the rest of the world. The tower, 318 metres in height, would remain the tallest monument in the world until 1930 (Chrysler Building, 319 m, New York.)
Jeudi 13 Décembre 2018