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The Eiffel Tower is 324 meters tall, when you include the antenna spire. 00:05
An 1889 competition for the World's Fair challenged people to design the tallest structure in the world, stretching 1,000ft into the sky. 00:18
The parts of the Eiffel Tower were all constructed on-site, using 2.5 million rivets. 01:24