Built for the Universal Exhibition of Paris of 1889, the Eiffel Tower knew a tumultuous construction, as we have already related in this article dedicated to the history of the construction of the Eiffel Tower.
But this is not strictly speaking a story that we offer here, but rather a time travel through the stages of construction of the Tower. Begun in 1887, it will end March 31, 1889, after two years and two months of construction, 18,038 metal pieces, and 2,500,000 rivets.
April 20, 1887
Sept. 1, 1887
Jan. 14, 1888
March 26, 1888
April 15, 1888.
On March 31, 1889, Eiffel Tower is inaugurated.