|Eiffel Tower full of rust and in need of repair
The Eiffel Tower is a world-famous sight. The 324-metre-tall tower gets millions of tourists every year. It has been an important part of the Paris skyline for 133 years. However, it is showing its age. Engineers conducted a survey of the tower and found its metal is full of rust. They said it was "in a poor state". They said if its designer, Gustave Eiffel, was alive today, "he would have a heart attack". There are many cracks in the iron. The tower needs many repairs. A report said there were 698 faults on the tower. These could put the tower's long-term future in doubt.