If you have a little one interested in famous monuments, they’ll love our Eiffel Tower facts coloring pages! These worksheets include fun facts about the greatest symbol of Paris, France, or, as they know her, La Tour Eiffel.
This French icon is more than a scrap metal building and observation tower; it represents the 100th anniversary of the French revolution and so much more. Let’s learn about the history of the Eiffel tower together — print as many sets of our coloring sheets as needed and grab your coloring pencils!
10+ Interesting Facts About The Eiffel Tower
- The Eiffel Tower, also known as the Iron Lady or la Dame de fer in French, is a famous tower located in the Champ de Mars in the city of Paris, France.
- Many people think French civil engineer Gustave Eiffel, known as Mr. Eiffel, designed the tower; however, it was Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier who created the original design.
- The Eiffel Tower was the main exhibit of the 1889 Paris Exposition (or World’s Fair). It was a temporary structure designed to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution, supposed to stay only 20 years.
- The tower’s construction started on January 28, 1887, and took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to be completed.
- There is a small Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas and a small Statue of Liberty in Paris!
- There’s a secret apartment at the top of the Eiffel tower for Gustave Eiffel, and he often hosted notable guests like Thomas Edison.
- Before the Chrysler building was built, at 1083 feet, the Eiffel tower was the world’s tallest structure, weighing approximately 10,100 tons of iron!
- You can take an elevator or walk 1665 steps to the top of the tower and see popular points like the Arc de Triomphe.
- Every night from sundown until 1am, the tower emits a beautiful light show for 5 minutes (but the best one is at 1 am).
- Every 7 years, painters apply 60 tons of paint to the tower to keep her looking nice.
- 47 artists, including Guy de Maupassant and Alexandre Dumas and Emile Zumas, wrote an open letter to oppose the construction of the Eiffel tower.
- Annually, 7 million people visit this big icon of Paris, which means it is the most visited monument in the world that costs an entrance fee.
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HOW TO COLOR THESE PRINTABLE Eiffel Tower FACTS COLORING PAGES
Take time to read each fact and then color the picture next to the fact. Each picture will correlate with the fun armadillo fact.
You can use crayons, pencils, or even markers if you want to.
COLORING SUPPLIES RECOMMENDED FOR YOUR Eiffel Tower FACTS COLORING PAGES
- For drawing the outline, a simple pencil can work great.
- Colored pencils are great for coloring in the bat.
- Create a bolder, solid look using fine markers.
- Gel pens come in any color you can imagine.
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Did you learn anything new from the fun Eiffel Tower facts?