Eiffel Tower facelift: Iconic monument ready for a fresh lick of paint

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Eiffel Tower facelift: Iconic monument ready for a fresh lick of paint” – below is their description.

    She is the icon of #Paris, and she is ready for a facelift. The #EiffelTower has embarked on the most extensive revamp of its 130-year history to look its best for the 2024 Paris #Olympics, including with a paint job giving it a distinctly golden hue. Not only will layers from the 19 previous coats of paint be removed, but the Paris icon will also lose the signature “Eiffel Tower brown” it has sported since 1968.

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