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HISTORIC PHOTOS: Eiffel Tower celebrates 125th birthday this week

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  • tom

    Absolutely magnificent structure even after 125 years, proof that good design is timeless. A tip on getting the best view of the tower – go to Palais de Chaillot (Trocadero) which is directly opposite to the tower on the other side of the Seine. From there, you will get a perfect postcard view of la Tour – and in evenings it is the perfect place to watch the whole structure sparkles in thousands of flashing lights for 10 mins on the hour. After all, the Eiffel Tower is the no. 1 attraction in Paris, as illustrated in the brilliant infographic below, comparing interesting facts about Paris and London: