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Paris is the city of love and romance. So many couples come here for ahoneymoon! This post reveals ten funny things about the heart of Paris and theheart of all France the Eiffel tower.

巴黎一座愛與浪漫之都,因此許多新婚夫婦在這兒度蜜月!此文為您揭曉埃菲爾鐵塔——巴黎,乃至全法國的心臟——的十件趣事。

1.The Eiffel Tower was originally painted red.

埃菲爾鐵塔最初被漆成紅色。

It appeared in red color in the center of Paris in 1889.

它在1889年以紅色的外表坐落於巴黎市中心。

2.The Eiffel Tower is 6 inches taller in the summer, and in the summer heatthe steelstructure tends to expand.

夏日的埃菲爾塔要比平日裡高6英寸。在炎炎夏日的高溫中,鋼筋結構會膨脹。

3.There are 5 billion lights on the Eiffel tower. The great French towerconsumes 7.8 million kWh per year. I would not wish to receive those utilitybills!

埃菲爾鐵塔上有五十億盞燈。這座聞名的法國鐵塔每年消耗780萬度電。我可不願收到那樣的電費單!

4.Here s the Eiffel tower in numbers…It employs 300 workers, combines18,038 pieces of wrought iron, fastened with 2,5 million rivets, weighs 10,000tons, has a height of 984.25 ft.

以下是描繪埃菲爾鐵塔的數據。它由300名員工用18038塊鍛鐵拼接而成,動用瞭250萬個鉚釘加固,重達10000噸,高984.25英尺。

5.This is what Paris looks like from the Eiffel Tower.

從埃菲爾鐵塔俯瞰巴黎,你會看到這樣的場景。

In fact the photo does not show the city from all sides so you can imaginehow cool it is to be there. But one has to wait for a couple of hours in theline to enter the tower.

實際上這張照片並不能全方位展示巴黎這座城,所以你可以想象於埃菲爾鐵塔往下俯瞰會是多麼壯觀!可要想登塔,你得排上好幾個小時的隊。

6. There are over thirty replicas of the Eiffel Tower around the world.

世界各地有30多個復制埃菲爾鐵塔的復制品。

Eiffel Tower replicas can be seen in America, Japan, Russia, Mexico,Germany, Pakistan, China, Czech Republic, Guatemala, Romania, UK etc.

它們分佈在美國、日本、俄羅斯、墨西哥、德國、巴基斯坦、中國、捷克共和國、危地馬拉、羅馬尼亞和英國等地。

7. The Eiffel Tower was not intended to be permanent.

人們最初並不打算永久保留埃菲爾鐵塔。

They planned to take it down in 1909 and transport it to some other place.Finally they refused the idea and started to use the tower as a giant radioantenna.

1909年他們打算拆塔,並將其遷至它處。最終他們打消瞭這個點子,開始將此塔作為一個大型無線電天線。

8. The Eiffel Tower in Paris has a light show that runs for 5 minutes anhour, every night, until dawn. For New Year celebration the Tower twinkles evenmore amazingly ten minutes of every hour.

巴黎埃菲爾鐵塔從晚上到拂曉每小時都會有一場5分鐘的燈光秀。慶賀新年時,埃菲爾鐵塔的燈光秀甚至更加精彩,每小時進行10分鐘。

9. One should climb 1,665 steps to reach the top of the Eiffel Tower.

要登至埃菲爾鐵塔之巔,你需要爬1665級臺階。

There is even a race called “Vertical” that determines the best climbers ofthe Eiffel Tower.

甚至有一個名為“攀爬向上”的比賽,決出埃菲爾鐵塔最優秀的攀登者。

10. During WWII, when Hitler visited Paris, the French cut the lift cableson the Eiffel tower so that Hitler would have to climb the steps if he wanted toreach the top.

希特勒在二戰期間造訪巴黎時,法國人砍斷通至埃菲爾鐵塔頂端的電纜,這樣希特勒要是想登頂就不得不拾級而上。



The lifts were repaired only in 1946. During the Nazi occupation the towerwas closed for public.

直到1946年電梯纜線才被修復。在巴黎被納粹占領期間,埃菲爾鐵塔不向公眾開放。

(編輯:何瑩瑩)


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