China to Greece: Eiffel Tower copycats around the world

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Morocco: A model of the Eiffel Tower in the Moroccan city of Fes on October 20, 2012. The municipality of Fes was building a replica of the world famous tower but the construction was taken down later that year. (AFP)

Morocco: A model of the Eiffel Tower in the Moroccan city of Fes on October 20, 2012. The municipality of Fes was building a replica of the world famous tower but the construction was taken down later that year. (AFP)

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Romania: A 54 meters tall replica of the on a private tourist complex near Slobozia, about 120 kilometers east of Bucharest. (left). China: A a replica of the Eiffel Tower in Tianducheng, a luxury real estate development located in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province. (AFP)

Romania: A 54 meters tall replica of the on a private tourist complex near Slobozia, about 120 kilometers east of Bucharest. (left). China: A a replica of the Eiffel Tower in Tianducheng, a luxury real estate development located in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province. (AFP)

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India: An Eiffel Tower replica at Nicco Park, an amusement park in Kolkata (left). Guatemala: View of the Tower of the Reformer in Guatemala City. It is a 71.85-meter-high (235.73 feet) tower built in galvanized iron whose basic structure is a replica of the Eiffel Tower. (AFP)

India: An Eiffel Tower replica at Nicco Park, an amusement park in Kolkata (left). Guatemala: View of the Tower of the Reformer in Guatemala City. It is a 71.85-meter-high (235.73 feet) tower built in galvanized iron whose basic structure is a replica of the Eiffel Tower. (AFP)

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Greece: A 26-meter-high replica of the Eiffel Tower made by Greek doctor and sculptor Harris Fournarakis stands at a square of the entrance of Filiatra village, some 280 kilometers south west of of Athens. (AFP)

Greece: A 26-meter-high replica of the Eiffel Tower made by Greek doctor and sculptor Harris Fournarakis stands at a square of the entrance of Filiatra village, some 280 kilometers south west of of Athens. (AFP)

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Japan: Illumination of the Tokyo Tower, which was modeled on the Eiffel Tower but painted in orange and white to make it more visible to aircraft. (AFP)

Japan: Illumination of the Tokyo Tower, which was modeled on the Eiffel Tower but painted in orange and white to make it more visible to aircraft. (AFP)

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Mexico: View of a copy of the Eiffel Tower in Gomez Palacio, Durango State, Mexico. (AFP)

Mexico: View of a copy of the Eiffel Tower in Gomez Palacio, Durango State, Mexico. (AFP)

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A symbol of Paris and France at large, the Eiffel Tower has been visited by many, but also copied and recreated throughout the world. Take a look at some of the constructions inspired by the original Parisan landmark, as the Iron Lady celebrated her 125th anniversary March 31. (AFP)

A symbol of Paris and France at large, the Eiffel Tower has been visited by many, but also copied and recreated throughout the world. Take a look at some of the constructions inspired by the original Parisan landmark, as the Iron Lady celebrated her 125th anniversary March 31. (AFP)

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Australia: A tower resembling Paris's Eiffel Tower in Brisbane (left). Spain: Europe Park in Torrejon de Ardoz near Madrid. (AFP)

Australia: A tower resembling Paris's Eiffel Tower in Brisbane (left). Spain: Europe Park in Torrejon de Ardoz near Madrid. (AFP)

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