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Tour Eiffel

The Eiffel Tower was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 Exposition Universelle, which was to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the French Revolution. Its construction in 2 years, 2 months and 5 days was a veritable technical and architectural achievement. "Utopia achieved", a symbol of technological prowess, at the end of the 19th Century it was a demonstration of French engineering personified by Gustave Eiffel, and a defining moment of the industrial era. It was met immediately with tremendous success.
Only intended to last 20 years, it was saved by the scientific experiments that Eiffel encouraged, and in particular by the first radio transmissions, followed by telecommunications. For example, the radio signals from the Pantheon Tower in 1898; it served as a military radio post in 1903; it transmitted the first public radio programme in 1925, and then broadcast television up to TNT more recently.
Since the 1980s, the monument has regularly been renovated, restored and adapted for an ever-growing public.

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MarcViskens03-Apr-2014 18:04
pretty shot
nice angle
Mike H.04-Mar-2013 06:44
I never grow tired of admiring this -- excellent view, José!
Knox O07-Nov-2012 22:32
excellent angle shot!
Bill Klein24-Sep-2012 18:09
Outstanding POV, Jose! V!
Range View 19-Sep-2012 01:26
Fantastic perspective with wonderful detail. V
John Hamers18-Sep-2012 05:19
Well chosen point of view makes this an awesom image. V!!!
Dennis Hoyne18-Sep-2012 02:43
Outstanding image! V.
John Hamers17-Sep-2012 20:40
Well chosen point of view makes this an awesom image. V!!!
Helen Betts17-Sep-2012 18:52
A super perspective from which to photograph this landmark. Excellent work, José! V.
Guest 17-Sep-2012 16:53
Very neat to see. Nicely done.
Guest 17-Sep-2012 16:35
On a clear day, beautiful. Best J
Vickie BROWN17-Sep-2012 16:34
A rarely beautiful angle scene of the Tour Eiffel, love it! V
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