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Same, But Different: 5 Eiffel Tower Replicas In North America
One of the highlights when traveling to popular destinations is visiting all of the famous landmarks that city has to offer. When talking about traveling to Paris, everyone thinks of taking selfies in front of the Eiffel Tower. This 1,063-foot tall structure is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world and brings in about 7 million visitors per year.
However, did you know that there are Eiffel Tower replicas in other parts of the world? In fact, there are over 50 replicas around the world and although they aren’t the same as the original, they come very close.
If you’re not able to visit Paris, here are 5 Eiffel Tower replicas in the U.S. and countries Americans are allowed to travel right now.
Head to Las Vegas’s strip to see it’s own version of the iconic structure, located at the Paris Las Vegas hotel and casino. The structure is about 540 feet and was built in 1999.
Located in Epcot at Walt Disney World, this structure is about 103 feet tall and opened in 1982.
This Texan replica has it’s own special twist — a red cowboy hat on the top of the tower. Known as the Texas Eiffel Tower, this structure has been standing since 1993.
Gómez Palacio is about 215 away from Monterray and is the home of Mexico’s very own Eiffel Tower. The structure is about 1/6th the size of the Parisian Eiffel Tower.
This town in Tennessee is also known as “home to the world’s biggest fish fry.” If you’re near Nashville or Memphis, visiting this Eiffel Tower replica is super close.