Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas
by Globetrotter on Mar 6, 2010EN
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The Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas is a tourist attraction built in 1995. It has a red Cowboy hat on its top and was once "the second largest Eiffel tower in the second largest Paris".
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