The Eiffel Tower is easily one of the world's most recognizable buildings, but why was it built? Was it built for the sole purpose of being beautiful? The answer is "sort of" and things article will explain it all. Pro Tip: If you are preparing to visit Paris, bookmark our Top Things to See at the Eiffel Tower. Also, the city is best explored with local tour guides. We run small … [Read more...] about Why Was the Eiffel Tower Built?