EiffelTower The Eiffel Tower is a famous landmark in Paris. It was built between 1887 and 1889 as the entrance arch for a fair called the Exposition Universelle. It cost £35million to build. It is 300 metres tall, but this height does not include the 24 m aerial (antenna) on the top; the total height of the structure is 324 m (1058 feet). There are also 1,665 steps inside the Eiffel Tower. It weighs 10,000 tons. It consists of 18,038 pieces and 2 1/2 million rivets. There are 20,000 sparkling lights and 80 kilometers of cables covering the structure. The weight of paint used is 60 tons, and the surface to be painted - 250,000 m2. The paper used to print the visitor's tickets in a year weighs 2 tons. The Eiffel Tower was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 100th year of the French freedom. There were 107 bids submitted to construct the Eiffel Tower, 50 people worked on the design, and more than 100 built the parts. 132 workers assembled the parts on site. At first, the Eiffel Tower was to be made in Barcelona, Spain, but the people of Barcelona did not want it. Construction began on January 28, 1887 and was concluded on March 31, 1889. When the tower was built, it was only meant to be kept for 20 years. People did not like the Eiffel Tower and wanted it taken down. After the 20 years, the tower became the property of Paris again. By this time, the city had learned that the tower could be used to help with communications. The military used the tower to communicate during battle.The tower was used in the capture of the spy, "Mata Hari". Nobody wanted it to be taken apart. The Eiffel Tower is still the centerpiece of Paris' cityscape. More…
Tower of London
For over nine centuries the Tower of London has stood guard over the city, strategically built on the north bank of the River Thames. The Tower of London has been home to many things, such as a royal palace, prison, fortress, royal mint, royal zoo, place of execution, arsenal, and jewel house. The Tower of London has seen many things and it also has it has a dark history. The Tower has harbored many prisoners, as well as royalty. Beginning in the year 1078 when the tower was built…
Question 3 plan
Remember to back up extra research eg source booklet, guide, website, etc
Evidence that has been provided spans the history of Windsor castle from when it was first built to the 20th century
Site visit alone isn’t enough information alone because it is a tourist attraction and one of the queen’s official residences (1 of 3 official residences)
This means not allowed into certain places
Therefore had to do extra research
Largest inhabited castle
Castle has changed…
a new Alton Towers is opened then the old Alton Towers will have no customers and then will not need as much staff as they needed before.
Suppliers: if Alton Towers open a new theme park then all the local suppliers will benefit for that for example the food supplier will have more business than before due to the new Alton Towers new theme park. The disadvantages for suppliers if Alton Towers open a new theme park then the local suppliers will get more business but the Alton Towers may decide they…
ft retail and entertainment district. The Vdara Hotel and Spa is a hotel-condo tower with 57 floors, 1,495 hotel rooms. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel has 56 floors, 392 hotel rooms, 225 condos. The Veer Towers are twin 37 story condominium towers that holds 674 condos. The twin towers’ unique architectural design is they are leaning 4.6 degrees from the center. With the exception of Harmon Hotel, all these towers have earned Gold LEED certifications. The Harmon Hotel has 27 floors, 400 hotel…
have to be the Eiffel Tower. More the seven million people visit the Eiffel Tower each year. For a small fee you can ride the elevator to the top. The view from the top is spectacular. If you want some exercise you can take the stairs that go from the ground to the second platform. Many People like to go to the Eiffel Tower at night because it is all light up.
At night when it is lit up it looks an attractive golden color, instead if the dark brown it is painted. The Eiffel Tower took two years…
Name – Garima Jain
Subject- History 1302 (17323 Lecture 016)
Instructor: Owen L. Roberts
1. General Information:
A. Book Title:
The Looming Tower: Al- Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Alfred A. Knopf, 2006
D. General Content:
The Looming Tower is an in-depth study of the factors leading to 9/11. It brings to life the characters which have created jihadist movement and explains why their ideas had such a violent force. The Looming Tower shows purported lack of seriousness…
Most Haunted Place in England:
The Tower of London
The Tower of London has been many things over the years such as a fortress, a state prison, a zoo, an armory, a repository for the crown jewels, a home for Tudor monarchs, and today a museum. Inside the tower walls has been the last sight for many of its prisoners. Although there were some prisoners that have escaped the tower walls and fled to neighboring countries. William the Conqueror invaded England in 1066 defeating Harold II. Duke William…
ok about the news, he took me to places like Notre-Dame, Eiffel Tower and we went on a boat ride through a nice, calm river. Musicians stood outside earning money, as the melody of the music went into our heads, and for some of use stayed there for some time. People in little groups laughing with each other and chatting to each other were almost everywhere, every building was lit to its maximum voltage, and from a distance, the Eiffel Tower looked beautiful on its own shining away in the night, and…
preach his theory on Christ, Charles established bible studies and a religious publishing company. As time went on, membership rose. Russell created a magazine called Zion’s Watch Tower and Herald of Christ’s Presence in 1879, catering to followers of his preaching’s. Within two years of the magazine launch, the Zion’s Watch Tower Tract Society was formed and Charles was declared president.
After many book publishing’s, moving to new and current head quarters in Brooklyn, New York, and the death of…
28 February 2014
Jails and Prisons: Tower of London
William the Conqueror began constructing what would become the Tower of London.
The fortifications he devised were originally designed to control access to the city’s port on the
Thames River. The Tower of London has been used for many different things over the years
(“Tower of London”).
The Tower of London is a famous fortress that is a cluster of fortified buildings enclosed
with a protective wall. The White Tower was built within the old Roman city wall…