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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Eiffel Tower


Eiffel Tower evacuated, barricaded after bomb threat

September 23, 2020 10:49 pm

The police have launched an investigation in the Seventh Arrondissement, where the Eiffel Tower is located. Local law enforcement authorities are urging people to steer clear of the area for the time being.

Often called the 'Paris of the Caribbean', now Havana gets its own Eiffel Tower

August 11, 2020 12:33 pm

The illuminated four-meter (13-ft) high replica by Cuban blacksmith Jorge Enrique Salgado lights up a corner of the otherwise dimly-lit Arroyo Naranjo southern residential district of the capital.

Eiffel Tower reopens for tourists after 104 days of coronavirus shutdown

June 25, 2020 6:12 pm

The Eiffel Tower usually receives about seven million visitors per year.

Eiffel Tower to reopen after longest closure since WWII

June 17, 2020 5:02 pm

At first, only visits by the stairs will be available, Victoria Klahr, the spokeswoman for the tower's management, said Tuesday. Everyone over 11 years old will be required to wear face masks, and crowd control measures will be in place.

Eiffel Tower climber in custody after daring ascent

May 21, 2019 7:34 am

The tower's operator said he had entered the monument normally before climbing over the safety fencing on the second level and clambering up the outside of the tower.

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales monument

May 20, 2019 8:19 pm

The tower, one of the world's most recognisable landmarks, will be closed until further notice.

Eiffel Tower goes dark as a mark of respect towards victims of Sri Lanka blasts

April 22, 2019 10:22 am

At least eight explosions rocked Sri Lanka killing nearly 300 people at churches and hotels frequented by tourists. A total of 13 suspects have been arrested in the case so far.

Eiffel Tower to be closed as Paris braces for more protests

December 07, 2018 3:50 pm

Fearing protesters could target street furniture or construction sites, Paris police will remove all the glass containers, railings and building machines set up in the identified sectors which include the world-renowned and glitzy Champs-Elysees avenue.

Taj Mahal tweets out a welcome to Eiffel Tower, just ahead of the New Year

December 28, 2015 4:02 pm

As the Eiffel Tower joined Twitter earlier this week, fellow monuments Statue of Liberty and Taj Mahal extended a warm welcome.

Eiffel Tower closed for hours after intruder spotted

September 21, 2015 12:33 pm

The tower was reopened at 2:45 pm (local time) on Sunday after being closed to the public for the morning, the press department for the tourist attraction said.


Eiffel Tower reopens after longest closure since World War II

June 25, 2020 5:47 pm

Marking another milestone in France's recovery from coronavirus lockdown, the Eiffel Tower reopened to visitors Thursday after its longest-ever closure in peace time: 104 days.

See photos: Eiffel Tower celebrates 130th birthday with laser show

May 16, 2019 6:04 pm

The Eiffel Tower on Wednesday celebrated its 130th birthday in Paris with a light show at the famed monument.

From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: Delhi gets its own Wonders of the World Park

February 22, 2019 1:13 pm

From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: The seven replicas have been made using different kinds of waste such as the scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets, nut-bolts, bicycle and bike parts.