Stats Speaking

The Eiffel Tower recently celebrated 121 years since its inauguration and initial use for the 1889 World’s Fair. The iconic tower has become an immediately recognized symbol for Paris and top tourist spot for those looking for love and beauty in the City of Lights. Here are some facts and figures about la Tour Eiffel:

Height: 1063 feet

Number of visitors in 2009: 6.6 million

Pieces of iron: 18,038

Number of steps: 1665