Fake or Real? Visit the Eiffel Tower Replicas around the world
Updated: Aug 17
THE ORIGINAL ONE
Location: Champ de Mars in Paris, France.
Height: 324 m (1,063 ft).
Architect: Stephen Sauvestre
Main contractor: Compagnie des Etablissements Eiffel.
Fact: The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.91 million people ascended it in 2015.
Eiffel Tower that was originally introduced to the world in 1889 in Paris is a one of a kind metal structure. It became a global cultural icon and a national treasure of France.
Over the years a lot of replicas all around the world try to resemble the "Original One", the Eiffel Tower.
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Dragon Tower 🐉
Built in 2000, Dragon Tower is 336 m (1,102 ft) tall.
The tower's main uses are telecommunication and tourist observation.
The Dragon is the second tallest freestanding lattice tower in the world and 12 m (39 ft) taller than the Eiffel tower. 🤔
Check its official website, here
Tokyo Tower 🗼
Built-in 1958, the tower's main sources of income are tourism and antenna leasing.
Over 150 million people have visited the tower which stands at 333 m (1,093 ft).
There are two Main Decks, one at 150 m (490 ft) and the top deck is at a height of 249.6 m (819ft).
It was constructed of steel, a third of which was scrap metal taken from US tanks damaged in the Korean War.
Tokyo Tower only weighs about 4,000 tons, 3,300 tons less than the Eiffel Tower.🤔
Paris Las Vegas 🎰
The Eiffel Tower, Las Vegas opened in 1999 and stands up to 164.6 m (540 ft).
Original plans for the Eiffel Tower called for a full-scale replica, however that would have interfered with the nearby McCarran Airport and designers, therefore, reduced it to approximately 1:2 scale
The Las Vegas tower is 160m lower than the original one making it a very small version of the original one.
Dragon Tower 🐉: 336 m (1,102 ft) - 12m taller than Eiffel Tower
Tokyo Tower 🗼333 m (1,093 ft) - 9m taller than Eiffel Tower
Paris Las Vegas 🎰: 164.6 m (540 ft). - 160m shorter than Eiffel Tower
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