125 years of the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower was built 125 years ago for the Universal Exposition, celebrating the centenary of the French Revolution. The famous Paris landmark, seen here in 2009, was also built as a tribute to French industry and science.

The Eiffel Tower was built 125 years ago for the Universal Exposition, celebrating the centenary of the French Revolution. The famous Paris landmark, seen here in 2009, was also built as a tribute to French industry and science.