Why is the Eiffel Tower Famous?

The Eiffel tower was created 1887-1889 and it was the tallest structure in the world until the completion of the Chrysler Building in 1930. It seems that any building or structure that achieves that record remains famous even after it loses the tile. The fact that it was made as part of the celebration of the French Revolution in 1789, does not hurt. You can find more information here: .
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