Eiffel Tower replicas and derivatives

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The Eiffel inspired Blackpool Tower

As one of the most iconic and recognisable structures in the world, the Eiffel Tower, completed in 1889, has been the inspiration for the creation of over 50 similar towers around the world. Most are not exact replicas, though there are many that resemble it closely, while others look slightly different. The Eiffel Tower has also inspired other towers that are not close resembling replicas and therefore not listed here. An example of this is the Blackpool Tower on England's Irish Sea coast, one of the oldest towers inspired by Eiffel that opened in 1894, 5 years later, which proved that a tower could be a profitable tourist attraction. Not a true replica, the Blackpool tower differs from the Paris one in a number of ways: it is approximately half the height of the Eiffel (158 m [518.4 ft] compared to 324 m [1,063 ft]), it is not freestanding as well as the fact that the base contains a row of buildings that are home to its many attractions.

Replicas of known height[edit]

Other Eiffel-inspired towers are listed in the table in descending order of scale and height, imperial measurements rounded to nearest foot:

Name Country Location Height Scale Coordinates Notes Image
Watkin's Tower United Kingdom Wembley, Greater London 358 m (1,175 ft) planned height Full scale 51°33′20″N 0°16′46″W / 51.55556°N 0.27944°W / 51.55556; -0.27944 (Watkins Tower ( demolished)) Never completed: construction began in 1891, demolished in 1907. Watkin Tower winning design.jpg
Dragon Tower China Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, 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 (Dragon Tower) Communication tower 黑龙江省哈尔滨市龙塔 02.JPG
Tokyo Tower Japan Minato Tokyo 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 in 2016. Tokyo Tower 2016.jpg
Nagoya TV Tower Japan Nagoya 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) Though principally a communications tower, it also features two restaurants and an open-air observation deck; completed in 1954 Nagoya TV Tower.jpg
New Brighton Tower United Kingdom New Brighton, Merseyside 173 m (568 ft) 1:2 scale 53°26′12.37″N 3°02′11.03″W / 53.4367694°N 3.0363972°W / 53.4367694; -3.0363972 (New Brighton Tower) Completed by 1900, demolished by 1921 New Brighton Tower.jpg
Las Vegas Eiffel Tower United States Las Vegas, Nevada 164.6 m (540 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 hotel/casino on the Las Vegas Strip Paris Las Vegas 2009.jpg
Ismaning Radio Tower Germany Ismaning, Bavaria 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 Germany Berlin 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) Broadcasting tower built 1924 and 1926, no longer functions as such; civic landmark featuring restaurant and observation deck Berlin - Funkturm at night - blue illuminated.jpg
The Parisian Macau Cotai Strip 150 m (492 ft) 1:2 scale 22°08′37″N 113°33′46″E / 22.14364°N 113.56283°E / 22.14364; 113.56283 (Tower at The Parisian, Cotai Strip, Macau) Completed and opened on 13 September 2016 The Parisian 2016.jpg
Eiffel Tower China Shenzhen 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) Dominant structure at Window of the World, a collection of nearly 130 reproductions of famous tourist attractions, opened 1993 Shenzen 077.jpg
Eiffel Tower of Tiandu City Community China Hangzhou 108 m (354 ft) 1:3 scale[1][2] 30°23′6.72″N 120°14′36.60″E / 30.3852000°N 120.2435000°E / 30.3852000; 120.2435000 (Tianducheng Eiffel Tower) Central feature of Tianducheng (Sky City), a Paris-themed housing development, home to some 50,000 people[3] 201806 La tour Eiffel at Tianducheng.jpg
Eiffel Tower United States Mason, Ohio 101 m (332 ft) (approximately) 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 Amusement Park Kings Island International Street.jpg
Eiffel Tower United States Doswell, Virginia 101 m (332 ft) (approximately) 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) Kings Dominion Amusement Park Pki-tower-94.jpg
Metallic tower of Fourvière France Lyon 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) Built between 1892 and 1894 as observation tower; now used solely for communications. Tour metallique de fourviere.jpg
Eiffel Tower replica in Bahria Town Pakistan Bahria, Lahore 80 m (262 ft) 1:4 scale 31°21′21″N 74°11′05″E / 31.355786°N 74.184798°E / 31.355786; 74.184798 (Eiffel Tower replica in Bahria Town) Constructed in 2014 as a focal point for a housing estate Eiffel tower replica Lahore, Pakistan.jpg
Torre del Reformador Guatemala Guatemala City 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") Japan Osaka 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) Czech Republic Prague 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) Built in 1891 as an observation tower with octagonal plan; now also used for communications. Praha, Malá Strana, petřínská rozhledna se skautským šátkem.JPG
Torre Eiffel Mexico Gomez Palacio, Durango 58 m (190 ft) (approximately) 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) Donated by the French-speaking community of Gomez Palacio in 2007 TorreEiffel.jpg
Eiffel Tower Romania Slobozia 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) Erected as part of a private tourist complex RO IL Slobozia Eiffel tower.jpg
Eiffel Tower Russia Parizh, Chelyabinsk Oblast 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
AWA Tower Australia Sydney, New South Wales 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 tower sits atop 12-story building, completed in 1939 Amalgamated Wireless Australia tower, Sydney Central Business District (2006).jpg
Bordeaux Tower United States Fayetteville, North Carolina 45 m (148 ft) (approximately) 1:6 scale 35°1′48″N 78°55′50″W / 35.03000°N 78.93056°W / 35.03000; -78.93056 (Fayetville Eiffel Tower) Built as part of a shopping center
Copenhagen Zoo Tower Denmark Copenhagen 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) Built in 1905, it is one of the world's tallest observation towers built of wood Copenhagen Zoo tower.jpg
Tour d'Eiffel de Fes Morocco Fez 39 m (128 ft) 1:9 scale Built in 2012 to honor the bond between the city of Fes and Paris
Bamboo Eiffel Tower Indonesia Tasikmalaya Regency, ±36 m Bamboo structure, in honor of the coronation of Queen Wilhelmina; designed by A. H. van Bebber COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Eiffeltoren van bamboe te Tasikmalaja Java opgericht ter ere van de kroning van koningin Wilhelmina in 1898 en ontworpen en uitgevoerd door de opzichter van de Waterstaat A.H. van Bebber TMnr 10011465.jpg
Eiffel tower Ukraine Kharkiv 35 m (115 ft) 1:9 scale (approximately) 49°59′23.91″N 36°17′21.91″E / 49.9899750°N 36.2894194°E / 49.9899750; 36.2894194 (Eiffel tower) Associated with a French-themed shopping mall. Moskovs'kyi district, Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine - panoramio (23).jpg
Golden Sands Eiffel Tower Bulgaria Varna 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 Varna Eiffel Tower replicala.jpg
Eiffel Tower Spain Parque Europa, Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid 30.4 m (100 ft)[5] 1:10 scale (approximately) Completed in 2010; part of an $18m replica theme park.[6] 006747 - Torrejón de Ardoz (8025950639).jpg
Eiffel Tower Uzbekistan Samarkand 30 m (98 ft) (approximately) 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 United States 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) Part of the France Pavilion at Epcot, Walt Disney World; opened in 1982 Epcot - France pavilion - by ckramer.jpg
Monte Amiata Summit Cross Italy Amiata 22 m (72 ft) 42°53′16.59″N 11°37′30.08″E / 42.8879417°N 11.6250222°E / 42.8879417; 11.6250222 (Monte Amiata Summit Cross) Summit cross MonteAmiataVettaCroce.JPG
Paris, Texas Eiffel Tower United States 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) Tower constructed in 1993; the hat was added in 1998 Paris Texas Eiffel.jpg
Eiffel Tower (Paris, Tennessee) United States Paris, Tennessee 18.25 m (60 ft) (approximately) 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) Dedicated on 29 January 1993 ParisTNEiffel1.jpg
Filiatra Eiffel Tower Greece Filiatra, Messinia 18 m model (59 ft) 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] donated in 1960 by doctor Charalambos Fournarakis[10] Filiatra Tower.jpg
Kyiv's Eiffel Tower Ukraine Kyiv 16 m (52 ft) 1:20 scale 50°25′04″N 30°31′45″E / 50.417645°N 30.529050°E / 50.417645; 30.529050 (Kyiv's Eiffel Tower) Built as a part of residential complex "French quartal" in 2015
Krasnoyarsk Eiffel Tower Russia Krasnoyarsk 14.8 m (49 ft) 1:22 scale 56°02′17″N 92°54′43″E / 56.038056°N 92.911944°E / 56.038056; 92.911944 (Krasnoyarsk Eiffel Tower) Копия Эйфелевой башни, Красноярск.jpg
MSOE Eiffel Tower United States Milwaukee 13 m (43 ft) 1:25 scale Temporary model designed and erected by MSOE students for the annual Bastille Days festival in Cathedral Square Park for four days every July
Europe Eiffel Tower Belgium Brussels 12.96 m (43 ft) 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) Mini-Europe Mini Europe London and Paris.jpg
Kabardinka Eiffel Tower Russia Kabardinka 12 m (39 ft) 1:25 scale 44°38′59″N 37°55′54″E / 44.6497327°N 37.9316336°E / 44.6497327; 37.9316336 (Kabardinka Eiffel Tower) Built in 2014 in the resort town as a tourist attraction[11]
Kota Eiffel Tower India Kota, Rajasthan 12 m (39 ft) 1:25 scale 25°10′50″N 75°50′47″E / 25.180476°N 75.846518°E / 25.180476; 75.846518 (Miniature Eiffel Tower) Feature of Seven Wonders Park, Kota Kota Eiffel Tower.jpg
Eiffel Tower Japan Tochigi Prefecture 12 m (39 ft) 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 Australia Brisbane, Queensland 12 m (39 ft) (approximately) 1:25 scale 27°28′14″S 153°00′17″E / 27.470686°S 153.004690°E / -27.470686; 153.004690 (Brisbane Eiffel Tower) Landmark among the sidewalk tables of La Dolce Vita café (formerly Rue De Paris Café) on Park Rd, Milton which ironically offers Italian "cuisine"
Minimundus Austria Klagenfurt 12 m (39 ft) 1:25 scale 46°37′11″N 14°15′52″E / 46.61972°N 14.26444°E / 46.61972; 14.26444 (Minimundus) Part of a miniature park[12] Minimundus100.jpg
Phú sinh cát tường Eiffel Tower Vietnam Long An Province 11 m (36 ft) 1:30 scale 10°54′01″N 106°27′43″E / 10.900408°N 106.461936°E / 10.900408; 106.461936 (Phú sinh cát tường Eiffel Tower) Part of a miniature park 7 Wonders of the World Eifeltower2.jpg
Meccano model United States Atlanta, Georgia 11 m (36 ft)[13] 1:30 scale loc SciTrek technology museum. No longer exists; museum closed in 2004.
Bauru Eiffel Tower Brazil Bauru 10 m (33 ft) (approximately) 1:30 scale 22°19′31″S 49°05′33″W / 22.32515°S 49.0923627°W / -22.32515; -49.0923627 (Bauru Eiffel Tower) Built in 1978 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the Bauru School of Law at the Instituição Toledo de Ensino.[14]
Montmartre Eiffel Tower Canada Montmartre, Saskatchewan 8.5 m (28 ft) 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 immigrants, the community calls itself "Paris of the Prairies".[15] Montmartre Eiffel Tower.jpg
Valday Eiffel Tower Russia Valday 8 m (27 feet) 1:40 scale 57°58′ N

33°15′ E

Built in 2018 [16]
Dreyfus Eiffel Tower United States 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
Paris, Michigan Eiffel Tower United States Paris, Michigan 7 m (23 ft) (approximately) 1:50 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
Santos Dumont Eiffel Tower Replica Brazil Santos Dumont, Minas Gerais 7 m (23 ft) 1:50 scale - Built in 2001 to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the flight of Alberto Santos Dumont around the Eiffel Tower. Santos Dumont is now the name of his birthplace in Brazil. It was formerly known as Palmira.
Eiffel Tower Russia Zvenigovo 3.5 m (11 ft) 1:100 scale 55°58′19.056″N 48°0′52.5888″E / 55.97196000°N 48.014608000°E / 55.97196000; 48.014608000 (Zvenigovo Eiffel Tower) Erected in the center of the town's main street.
Uman Eiffel Tower Ukraine Uman 3.25 m (11 ft) 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
Eiffel Tower of Nikitin's Gymnasium Russia Voronezh 3.24 m[17] (11 ft) 1:100 scale 51°41′28″N 39°11′02″E / 51.6912261°N 39.1837692°E / 51.6912261; 39.1837692 (Eiffel Tower of Nikitin's Gymnasium) Situated in the park of Nikitin's Gymnasium Копия Эйфелевой башни в Воронеже.jpg
Eiffel Tower Azerbaijan Baku 3 m (10 ft) (approximately) 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

References[edit]

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