The Eiffel Tower stands as a symbol of Paris, France. This massive structure was built for the International Exposition that was held in the city in 1889. Find out more in Eiffel Tower, a title in the Structural Wonders of the World series. These books identify some of the world’s best-known structures, exploring their history, the people responsible for their creation, and the science behind their construction. Each title features informative text, colorful photographs and maps, and a timeline detailing the steps toward construction.