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Paris celebrates Eiffel Tower's 130th birthday

Thousands of people attended the first of a three-day celebration marking the 130th birthday party for Paris's iconic Eiffel Tower. Gustave Eiffel designed the Eiffel Tower for the 1889 World Fair. Standing at 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, it is the tallest structure in Paris. Widely considered to be a global cultural icon of France, the Eiffel Tower receives over 6 million visitors year-round.
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