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Eiffel Tower

1889: View at the 'Exposition Universelle' across the River Seine towards the Eiffel Tower, and the 'Globe Celeste'. The Eiffel Tower, built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution, was the central focus of both the 1889 and the 1900 Paris Exhibition site.  (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

125th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower

Yahoo News

125 years ago today, the Eiffel Tower was officially completed in Paris after 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days of construction.

It stood as the gateway for the 1889 Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) in honor of the 100th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, and continues to make an impact on the world’s conscious today. (Megan Willett/Business Insider)

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