Posted April 1, 2012 by Jancie Rodgers in Marriage

Facts About Marriage and the Eiffel Tower

Paris, France is considered to be one of the most romantic cities in the world and is a hot destination for the many Americans who travel to Europe each year. Indeed no vacation would or could be complete without taking a few days out to wander around this beautiful city and admire its many places of interest.

Once such place that is a must to visit is, of course, the famous Eiffel Tour. The amazing iron structure that was built to celebrate the World Fair being held in Paris in 1889 was expected to only stand for about 20 years, but nearly 125 later it stands as proud as it did on the inauguration day.

The Eiffel Tower is synonymous with Paris; it is probably the first thing that comes to mind whenever the word Paris is mentioned. In fact some people become a little too infatuated with it; in 2007 someone officially married it. Yes, a woman from San Francisco who has a reputation for falling in love with inanimate objects couldn’t hold back her love of the Eiffel Tower any longer. She dumped her previous lover, an archery bow, and in a ceremony held at the feet of the Eiffel Tower, pledged her undying love for the structure.
However, it’s not necessary to go quite that far. Something that really befits a romantic city like Paris is to get married to the person you love most in your life in the Champ du Mars; the Park where the Eiffel Tower is situated.

Here, down any of the avenues that lead directly to the Eiffel Tower you can get some magical pictures. Just think of your wedding photos have the Eiffel Tower as the backdrop; it makes a change from the usual venues that you see in wedding photos. Of course, you don’t have to get married; the Eiffel Tower in Paris is also the perfect place to celebrate an anniversary, renew your wedding or have your wedding blessed. If the mood takes you Paris, you could always elope to Paris.

Paris may seem a long way from the U.S., but book yourself an overnight flight from most major cities in the U.S and by the morning you will have landed in Paris. After checking in to your hotel you will have the whole day ahead of you; you won’t have time to worry about whether you are tired or not, the excitement of actually being in Paris, whatever the time of year, will wipe away any tiredness you thought you had.

It time to start thinking about your special day. Why not go and visit the Eiffel Tower and the surrounding park so you get a feel for the place; kind of get to know more about it. Take time out to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower and admire the wonderful views of Paris. When you have taken in the views, then maybe enjoy a glass of champagne in the Champagne bar in the Eiffel Tower.

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Jancie Rodgers