Scaling the Eiffel Tower has a price, but the view from below is spectacular in its own right, and a perfect backdrop to a leisurely picnic in the surrounding grassy area. Be sure to visit the tower at night when it sparkles each hour with an awe-inspiring ten-minute display of 20,000 glittering white lights.
Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.