How many people visited the French Quarter in 2019?
In 2019, nearly half a million people attended the festival, which was postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Does the Eiffel Tower have a wife?
Erika "Aya" Eiffel (née Erika LaBrie), is an American competitive archer and advocate for object sexuality. She married the Eiffel Tower in a commitment ceremony in 2007.
Why did the French hate the Eiffel Tower?
Parisians originally hated the Eiffel Tower.
When he was asked why, Maupassant replied that it was the only place in Paris where he couldn't see it. Because it's made with puddled (wrought) iron, the tower's metal expands when exposed to the summer sun, causing the structure to rise by as much as 6.75 inches.
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New York attracted a record 66.6 million tourists last year and was expected to break that record again in 2020, according to NYC & Company, the city's tourism promotion agency.