15 years, this is the duration announced for the revival of the most famous monument in Paris. With the approach of the Olympic Games 2024, reinforcement in terms of security and the 20th re-painting campaign … the tower will be loaded with engineers, painters and electricians.
Indeed, a wall of 3 meters high will provide a better security. The end of the works for this wall is scheduled for May 2018. But the wall is not the only work to be done this year … From the end of 2018, the 20th campaign to paint the Eiffel Tower will begin. It has been repainted approximately every 7 years since its construction in 1889. For the first time in its history, large-scale stripping will take place. Don’t be mistaken, all these works won’t prevent visitors from climbing or even contemplating the Eiffel Tower. And if some scaffolding seems to block the illuminations, you can still acquire a Diamond of Light, the authentic bulbs of the Eiffel Tower to give a little magic to your interiors.
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