7 YouTube clips related to the Eiffel Tower

  • The construction of the Eiffel Tower 

Of course there is no video of that (video was not invented yet!)  but here is a photomontage of the construction of the Eiffel Tower that took just a little bit more than 2years.

https://youtu.be/r65KAj2sB0U

  • Fireworks on the Eiffel Tower 

Every year on the 14th of July, Bastille day, the French national day, there is a firework on the Eiffel Tower. Here is a short video of the one of 2014. Prepare your eyes, it flashes!

  • Jumping guys with parachutes 

Several people tried to BASE jump from the Eiffel Tower through its history, but in our knowledge only two made it alive to the ground! We won’t show you the video of the first one who tried, crashed and died, but it exists. Here is the one of those crazy French who made it in 2003!

https://youtu.be/UPyUsyF_OgM

  • Plane under the tower 

In the history of the Eiffel Tower 7pilots went under it with their planes. The most famous was William Overstreet Jr during the Second World War fighting against a nazi plane, but we don t have a video for this one. On video we have the last one in the 1990s. Here it is :

https://youtu.be/_txdqnVP3-c

  • Jumping roller guy

In 2008 a French guy, live on Tv, jumped from under the first floor of The Eiffel Tower with rollerblades… yes you read that right… his first jump was not ok, but he made it on the second one! He established a record with a 38m free fall on rollerblades before he touched the ramp! Here is the video :

https://youtu.be/2_fvwlzahtM

  • Climbing the Eiffel Tower

Obviously this is strictly forbidden and very dangerous! Do not try! But some crazy guy did it so we share his video with you

https://youtu.be/mdHD8ZCIC_M

  • lightning hits the Eiffel Tower

This one is pretty scary. When there is a storm in Paris the Eiffel Tower is protecting Paris from lightning by attracting them. Here is a time laps of some lightning hitting the Eiffel Tower

https://youtu.be/H24ASXTpLE0