Thursday, March 25, 2010

Eiffel Tower

French is one of the many tourist destinations targeted by the tourists. France is one country that has many features, whether it is from food, culture, buildings and many others. One of the interesting tourist destinations in french is the Eiffel Tower.

Eiffel Tower or the French language "Tour Eiffel" is the buildings located in the Champ de Mars beside the river Seine in Paris and has a height of about 325 m (1063 ft). The Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in Paris and has been visited by hundreds of millions of tourists since it was first inaugurated in the year in 1889.

The tower has two restaurants: Altitude 95, on the first level (95 m, 311 feet above sea level), and Jules Verne, an expensive gastronomical restaurant on the second level, with a special elevator. This restaurant has one star in the Michelin Red Guide. In January 2007, a chef with many Michelin star Alain Ducasse was brought to the Tower to run Jules Verne.

Top observation deck, with a height of 275 meters, is the highest area of architectural structures in the European Union, which was opened to the public. Passenger elevator from ground level to the first level and operated by the towing cable which is run by a big piston-powered water. When he climbed the arch, ride the elevator cabin a bit, but with a surprise up every few seconds, to maintain equal levels. Development elevator shown and opened to the public in a museum in one of the four pillars of the tower.


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