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31/03/1889 Eiffel Tower officially opens

At the end of March, Eiffel Tower was officially opened. During the celebration, several government officials and press representatives ascended to the top of the tower. Even though it was criticized for its design, it became a global icon of France, just as well as one of the most-visited monuments in the world.


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