List of Eiffel Tower replicas

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As one of the most iconic images in the world, the Eiffel Tower has been the inspiration for the creation of over 30 duplicates and similar towers around the world.

Replicas of known height[edit]

The Eiffel Tower was the inspiration for the Blackpool Tower in Blackpool, England. After visiting the Great Paris Exhibition in 1889, the town's mayor John Bickerstaffe commissioned the building of the tower, which has a very similar design and was completed 1894. The main differences are that the Blackpool Tower is approximately half the height of the Eiffel Tower and is not freestanding, the base being contained within buildings which house the Tower Circus. Both the Eiffel Tower and Blackpool Tower feature on the list of the World Federation of Great Towers.

Other Eiffel-inspired towers are listed in the table in descending order of scale and height:

Name Location Height Scale Coordinates Notes Image
Long Ta Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China 336 m (1,102 ft) Full scale 45°44′45.55″N 126°40′28″E / 45.7459861°N 126.67444°E / 45.7459861; 126.67444 (Long Ta) Communication tower DragonTower.jpg
Tokyo Tower Minato Tokyo, Japan 332.5 m (1,091 ft) Full scale 35°39′31″N 139°44′44″E / 35.65861°N 139.74556°E / 35.65861; 139.74556 (Tokyo Tower) The image shows Tokyo Tower about 1960. Tokyo Tower 1960.jpg
Las Vegas Eiffel Tower Paris Las Vegas hotel/casino on the Las Vegas Strip 165 m (541 ft) 1:2 scale 36°6′45″N 115°10′20″W / 36.11250°N 115.17222°W / 36.11250; -115.17222 (Paris Las Vegas Eiffel Tower) - Paris Las Vegas 2009.jpg
Nagoya TV Tower Nagoya, Japan 180 m (591 ft) 1:2 scale 35°10′20″N 136°54′30″E / 35.17222°N 136.90833°E / 35.17222; 136.90833 (Nagoya TV Tower) - Nagoya TV Tower.jpg
Ismaning Radio Tower Ismaning, Bavaria, Germany 163 m (535 ft) 1:2 scale 48°15′1″N 11°45′0″E / 48.25028°N 11.75000°E / 48.25028; 11.75000 (Ismaning Radio Tower ( demolished)) Wooden radio tower used for medium wave broadcasting, demolished in 1983 Sendeturm Ismaning.gif
Funkturm Berlin Berlin, Germany 150 m (492 ft) 1:2 scale 52°30′18.2″N 13°16′41.45″E / 52.505056°N 13.2781806°E / 52.505056; 13.2781806 (Funkturm Berlin) - Berlin - Funkturm at night - blue illuminated.jpg
Eiffel Tower of Window of the World Shenzhen, China 108 m (354 ft) 1:3 scale 22°32′13.33″N 113°58′9.51″E / 22.5370361°N 113.9693083°E / 22.5370361; 113.9693083 (Window of the Worlds Eiffel Tower) - Shenzen 077.jpg
Eiffel Tower of Tiandu City Community (also called Tianducheng)[1] Hangzhou, China 108 m (354 ft) 1:3 scale[2][3] 30°23′6.72″N 120°14′36.60″E / 30.3852000°N 120.2435000°E / 30.3852000; 120.2435000 (Tianducheng Eiffel Tower) - TianduCheng Tour-Eiffel.JPG
Eiffel Tower Kings Island Amusement Park, Mason, Ohio ~101 m (~332 ft) 1:3 scale 39°20′36″N 84°16′1″W / 39.34333°N 84.26694°W / 39.34333; -84.26694 (Kings Island Eiffel Tower)[4] - Kings Island International Street.jpg
Eiffel Tower Kings Dominion Amusement Park, Doswell, Virginia ~101 m (332 ft 1:3 scale 37°50′23″N 77°26′43″W / 37.83972°N 77.44528°W / 37.83972; -77.44528 (Kings Dominion Eiffel Tower) notes Pki-tower-94.jpg
Metallic tower of Fourvière Lyon, France 85.9 m (282 ft) 1:4 scale 45°45′49.57″N 4°49′20.16″E / 45.7637694°N 4.8222667°E / 45.7637694; 4.8222667 (Metallic tower of Fourvière) Radio transmitter. Construction began in 1892 as a monument to the Church. Tour metallique de fourviere.jpg
Torre del Reformador Guatemala City, Guatemala 75 m (246 ft) 1:5 scale 14°36′46.9″N 90°31′0.49″W / 14.613028°N 90.5168028°W / 14.613028; -90.5168028 (Torre del Reformador) Erected in 1935 LaTorreDelReformador2.jpg
Tsūtenkaku ("Tower Reaching Heaven") Osaka, Japan 64 m (210 ft) 1:6 scale 34°39′08″N 135°30′22″E / 34.65222°N 135.50611°E / 34.65222; 135.50611 (Tsūtenkaku) At Luna Park; destroyed by fire 1945, replaced with a different design Original Tsutenkaku and Shinsekai Luna Park.jpg
Petřín Lookout Tower (Petřínská rozhledna) Prague, Czech Republic 63.5 m (208 ft) 1:6 scale 50°05′0.76″N 14°23′42.18″E / 50.0835444°N 14.3950500°E / 50.0835444; 14.3950500 (Petřínská rozhledna) Petřínská rozhledna Praha, Malá Strana, petřínská rozhledna se skautským šátkem.JPG
Eiffel tower Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mexico About 58 m (190 ft) 1:6 scale 25°32′59.50″N 103°28′44.68″W / 25.5498611°N 103.4790778°W / 25.5498611; -103.4790778 (Torre Eiffel) Torre Eiffel TorreEiffel.jpg
Eiffel Tower Slobozia, Romania 54 m (177 ft) 1:6 scale 44°33′27″N 27°19′59″E / 44.55750°N 27.33306°E / 44.55750; 27.33306 (Slobozia Eiffel Tower) - RO IL Slobozia Eiffel tower.jpg
Eiffel Tower Parizh, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia 50 m (164 ft) 1:6 scale 53°17′51.02″N 60°5′59.46″E / 53.2975056°N 60.0998500°E / 53.2975056; 60.0998500 (Parizh Eiffel Tower) Built by South Ural Cell Telephone company as a cellphone tower Eiffel Tower Replica in the village of Parizh, Russia.jpg
Watkin's Tower London, England, UK 47 m (154 ft) 1:6 scale 51°33′20″N 0°16′46″W / 51.55556°N 0.27944°W / 51.55556; -0.27944 (Watkins Tower ( demolished)) Original planned to be 358 m (1,175 ft) high; construction began in 1891, demolished in 1907. Watkins Tower Entwurf.jpg
AWA Tower Sydney, Australia 46 m (151 ft) 1:6 scale 33°52′1″S 151°12′20″E / 33.86694°S 151.20556°E / -33.86694; 151.20556 (AWA Tower) Communications Amalgamated Wireless Australia tower, Sydney Central Business District (2006).jpg
Bordeaux Tower Fayetteville, North Carolina About 45 m (148 ft) 1:6 scale 35°1′48″N 78°55′50″W / 35.03000°N 78.93056°W / 35.03000; -78.93056 (Fayetville Eiffel Tower) -
Copenhagen Zoo Tower Copenhagen, Denmark 43.5 m (143 ft) 1:6 scale 55°40′19.16″N 12°31′24.70″E / 55.6719889°N 12.5235278°E / 55.6719889; 12.5235278 (Copenhagen Zoo Tower) Wooden structure Copenhagen Zoo tower.jpg
Tour d'Eiffel de Fes Fes, Morocco 39 m (128 ft) 1:9 scale - Built in 2012 to honor the bond between the city of Fes and Paris
Golden Sands Eiffel Tower Varna, Bulgaria 32.4 m (106 ft)) 1:10 scale (approximately) 43°17′3.91″N 28°2′39.08″E / 43.2844194°N 28.0441889°E / 43.2844194; 28.0441889 (Golden Sands Eiffel Tower) Built in the resort town as a tourist attraction
Eiffel Tower Samarkand, Uzbekistan Approximately 30 m (98 ft) 1:10 scale 39°23′37″N 66°32′34″E / 39.393596°N 66.542739°E / 39.393596; 66.542739 (Samarkand) Soghdiana Park.
Eiffel Tower Parque Europa, Torrejon, Spain 30.4 m (100 ft))[5] 1:10 scale (approximately) coord Completed in 2010; part of an $18m replica theme park.[6]
Eiffel Tower EPCOT theme park, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 23 m (76 ft) 1:14 scale 1:10)[7] 28°22′6.86″N 81°33′11.89″W / 28.3685722°N 81.5533028°W / 28.3685722; -81.5533028 (EPCOT Eiffel Tower) - Epcot - France pavilion - by ckramer.jpg
Paris, Texas Eiffel Tower Paris, Texas 20 m (66 ft) 1:16 scale 33°38′23.52″N 95°31′25.92″W / 33.6398667°N 95.5238667°W / 33.6398667; -95.5238667 (Paris ( Texas) Eiffel Tower) - Paris Texas Eiffel.jpg
Eiffel Tower (Paris, Tennessee) Paris, Tennessee about 60 feet (18 m) tall. 1:20 scale 36°17′12.94″N 88°18′5.41″W / 36.2869278°N 88.3015028°W / 36.2869278; -88.3015028 (Paris, Tennessee Eiffel Tower) - ParisTNEiffel1.jpg
Filiatra Eiffel Tower Filiatra, Messinia, Greece 18 m model 1:18 scale 37°09′44″N 21°34′59″E / 37.1621591°N 21.5829313°E / 37.1621591; 21.5829313 (Filiatra Eiffel Tower) at the entrance of the village[8][9] Filiatra Tower.jpg
Meccano model SciTrek technology museum, Atlanta, Georgia 11 m (36 ft)[10] 1:30 scale loc -
Europe Eiffel Tower Mini-Europe, Brussels 12.96 m model 1:25 scale 50°53′39.44″N 4°20′21.16″E / 50.8942889°N 4.3392111°E / 50.8942889; 4.3392111 (Mini Europe Eiffel Tower) notes Mini Europe London and Paris.jpg
Kota Eiffel Tower Rajasthan, India 12 metres 1:25 scale 25°10′50″N 75°50′47″W / 25.180476°N 75.846518°W / 25.180476; -75.846518 (Miniature Eiffel Tower) -
Eiffel Tower Tochigi Prefecture, Japan 12 metres 1:25 scale - At Tobu World Square, Tochigi Prefecture Japan. The park is notable in that it also has a replica of the Tokyo Tower, see above. Eiffel Tower and Belvedere in Tobu World Square.jpg
Brisbane Eiffel Tower Brisbane, Australia Roughly 12 m (39 ft) tall) 1:25 scale 27°28′14″S 153°00′17″E / 27.470686°S 153.004690°E / -27.470686; 153.004690 (Brisbane Eiffel Tower) Model on the roof of the Rue De Paris cafe
Montmatre Eiffel Tower Montmartre, Saskatchewan 8.5 metres 1:40 scale 50°13′16″N 103°26′55″W / 50.221147°N 103.448703°W / 50.221147; -103.448703 (Montmatre Eiffel Tower) Erected in 2009. Settled by French settlers, the community calls itself "Paris of the Prairies".[11]
Dreyfus Eiffel Tower Austin, Texas 7.5 m (25 ft) 1:45 scale 30°17′02″N 97°45′06″W / 30.283898°N 97.751773°W / 30.283898; -97.751773 (Dreyfus Eiffel Tower) At the Dreyfus Antique Shop
Santos Dumont Eiffel Tower Replica Santos Dumont, Brazil 7 metres 1:50 scale - Built in 2001 to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the flight of Alberto Santos Dumont around the tower. Santos Dumont is now the name of his birthplace in Brazil. It was formerly known as Palmira.
Uman Eiffel Tower Uman, Ukraine 3.25 metres 1:100 scale 48°45′0″N 30°13′10″E / 48.75000°N 30.21944°E / 48.75000; 30.21944 (Uman Eiffel Tower) Situated in a central park
Paris, Michigan Eiffel Tower Paris, Michigan approximately 3 m (10 ft) 1:110 scale 43°47′18″N 85°30′02″W / 43.788287°N 85.500514°W / 43.788287; -85.500514 (Paris, Michigan Eiffel Tower) Situated in a park
Eiffel Tower Baku, Azerbaijan Approximately 3 m (10 ft) 1:110 scale 40°22′19″N 49°50′40″E / 40.371932°N 49.844419°E / 40.371932; 49.844419 (Baku, Sahil Shopping Center) Sahil Shopping Center, at "Parfums de France" shop.

Replicas of unknown height[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

These replicas are of unknown height.

See also: Media related to Replicas of the Eiffel Tower at Wikimedia Commons

Replica of Eiffel Tower on factory building at Satteldorf near Crailsheim, Germany 
The Eiffel Tower shape telecommunications tower in Da Lat, Vietnam 
Wicker tower in Bussières-lès-Belmont, France 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badkar, Matma (2 August 2013). "China Tried To Build A City To Replicate Paris ... And Here's What It Looks Like Now". Business Insider. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Reuters.com". Reuters.com. 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  3. ^ lefigaro.fr. "Le Figaro – Actualité en direct et informations en continu". Lefigaro.fr. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  4. ^ "KI Mobile". Visitkingsisland.com. Retrieved 2010-05-24. [dead link]
  5. ^ Parque Europa
  6. ^ Lauren Frayer, "As Europe Goes, So Go Its Fake Monuments", NPR, June 2, 2012
  7. ^ Disney's official French Pavilion page — lists the Eiffel Tower as approximately 1/10 the height of the original.
  8. ^ "Tower model at Filiatra". Users.mes.sch.gr. 2001-03-22. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  9. ^ Photograph of Filiatra tower[dead link]
  10. ^ "Eiffel Tower". Dalefield.com. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  11. ^ White, Patrick (July 7, 2009). "We'll always have Paris, even in Saskatchewan". The Globe and Mail. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  12. ^ ":: Falconcity of Wonders (L.L.C) ::". Falconcity.com. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  13. ^ First World Plaza. Retrieved on 2008-09-13
  14. ^ Napa Courthouse Flag Staff .