Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower gives view of Australian Aborigine's painting on Quai Branly

A view of the Nyadbi artwork on the Quai Branly roof. Photo: AFP

Art is often seen as lofty - but perhaps none more so than a new roof installation in Paris that is only visible from the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Saturday, 8 June, 2013, 3:10am

Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb threat

A police cordon is set near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Photo: Xinhua

Nearly 1,400 people were sent away from the tourist attraction following a request from tower operators after the warning, a Paris police official said. 

31 Mar 2013 - 12:27pm

Long May it continue...

'Le French May has been an incredible success the last 15 years, thanks to the support of Hong Kong people and the French community. The relationship between Hong Kong and France is very special. We are celebrating 160 years of French presence in Hong Kong. The French Consul has been here since 1858, so there is a long history and special friendship between us, and between France and China.

25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Trocadero Dokhan's, Paris

Where is it? Trocadero Dokhan's is tucked around a corner from the buzzing Trocadero Square, with its two lively upmarket cafes, which spill onto the street. From its vantage point in a narrow, quiet street in the desirable 16th arrondissement, the Eiffel Tower can be spotted.

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Statue set for a move

IMAGINE moving the Eiffel Tower a few metres further to the left, or the Statue of Liberty just a little closer to Manhattan. The City of Copenhagen is considering something similar for its own iconic landmark - the Little Mermaid Statue.

16 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Au revoir to a landmark year

Guests clink glasses to ring out the Year of France in China at an exhibition featuring 50 of 365 award-winning photographs of the Eiffel Tower taken by Jean-Paul Lubliner that ends the series of cross-cultural events.

27 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Jumping for joy

LAUNCHING A NEW venture represents a leap of faith for any businessman, but for adventure-sport entrepreneur A.J. Hackett this rings truer than most. The 47-year-old New Zealander, who plans to launch his new Sky Jump attraction at the Macau Tower later this month, is the man who turned bungee jumping from a reckless minority pursuit into a global multimillion-dollar industry.

8 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

A closer look at the seven great structures of the world

Have you ever gone anywhere just to look at a building? Some buildings are so big and beautiful that people travel from all over the world just to go up them or simply stand in front of them.

23 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Tower has roots in nature

THE Hong Kong Bionic Tower is not a skyscraper. It may soar three times higher than the Empire State Building at 1,200 metres above ground level, a shining phallic symbol of glass and concrete, but it is most definitely not a skyscraper.

12 Sep 1999 - 12:00am