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A little history lesson this morning

It's no secret that Paris is one of my favorite cities in the world. Granted, I haven't been a ton of places, but enough to know that I absolutely love it. But I love Amsterdam too, so maybe I just love European cities? There's just some kind of magic to them that we don't have in America, specially
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  • Debbie Saccoccia

    I would love to know some facts about the Eiffel Tower.....how long has it been there, does it light up at night, who constructed it???

  • About.com Travel

    Debbie - thanks for the feedback! It's been there since 1889, it DOES light up at night, and French engineer Gustave Eiffel was the one to see the project through. If you want a more in depth explanation of its history and highlights you can read more here: http://abt.cm/1l2NMCB

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