Eiffel Tower or La Tour Eiffel celebrates its 125th anniversary on March 31, 2014.
It was named after an engineer, Gustave Eiffel, the owner of the company that designed and built the tower.
The tower was built as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair or Exposition Universelle of 1889.
Now it is a global cultural icon of France.
The construction of the iconic tower was officially completed after 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days.
Now let’s take a look at some photos of the Eiffel Tower during its construction…
(Please click the photos for larger images)