Visiting the Eiffel Tower

Originally built as the main entrance for the 1889 World’s Fair, designer Gustav Eiffel could only get a 20-year permit for the structure. At the time, many thought it was an eyesore that clashed with traditional Paris architecture. By 1909 there were calls to tear it down. Yet the tower survived to become a symbol of Paris.

Historic Landmarks in Paris

Paris is known as one of the romantic cities in the world, part of the reasons for that designation is its romantic connection to the past. Paris has been a leading city and important cultural hub for more than two thousand years, its cultural significance and historical stamp can be felt the world over. Visitors […]