The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower located in Paris France. The engineer Gustave Eiffel constructed the tower in 1889 for the World Fair. Named after the engineer in charge the Eiffel Tower has become a global icon in France. The tallest tower in Paris and the most visited paid monument in the world around 7 million people visited the tower in 2011.
Standing the same height as a 81 story building the Eiffel Tower has a square building that measure 410 feet on one side. The tower has three levels that visitors can see. With restaurants on the first and second floor the top level of the platform is 906 feet above the ground. From ground to first level there are over 300 steps. There are another 300 steps from first level to second level. There is a elevator or staircase to each level
On March 31, 1889, the Eiffel Tower is dedicated in Paris in a ceremony presided over by Gustave Eiffel, the tower’s designer, and attended by French Prime Minister Pierre Tirard, a handful of other dignitaries, and 200 construction workers
To celebrate Eiffel Tower day I though we would have to share such a delicious and superior recipe. Today is lemon and orange day so why not share the following beautiful cake recipe.