Cuba’s Havana, the Paris of the Caribbean, gets its own Eiffel Tower

The illuminated four-meter (13-ft) high replica of the iconic attraction in Paris, France has been made by Cuban blacksmith Jorge Enrique Salgado and installed at a corner of the otherwise dimly-lit Arroyo Naranjo southern residential district of Havana, Cuba.

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Jorge Enrique Salgado poses for a photo beside a replica of the Eiffel Tower he built on the roof of his home in Havana, Cuba, August 7, 2020. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

Jorge Enrique Salgado poses for a photo beside a replica of the Eiffel Tower he built on the roof of his home in Havana, Cuba, August 7, 2020. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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A view of a replica of the Eiffel Tower in Havana, Cuba, August 7, 2020. Picture taken August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini (REUTERS)

A view of a replica of the Eiffel Tower in Havana, Cuba, August 7, 2020. Picture taken August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini (REUTERS)

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Jorge Enrique Salgado explains how he built a replica of the Eiffel Tower on the roof of his home in Havana, Cuba, August 6, 2020. Picture taken August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini (REUTERS)

Jorge Enrique Salgado explains how he built a replica of the Eiffel Tower on the roof of his home in Havana, Cuba, August 6, 2020. Picture taken August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini (REUTERS)

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Jorge Enrique Salgado works on a replica of the Eiffel Tower at his backyard in Havana, Cuba, August 6, 2020. Picture taken August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini (REUTERS)

Jorge Enrique Salgado works on a replica of the Eiffel Tower at his backyard in Havana, Cuba, August 6, 2020. Picture taken August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini (REUTERS)

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Jorge Enrique Salgado works on a replica of the Eiffel Tower at his backyard in Havana, Cuba, August 6, 2020. Picture taken August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini (REUTERS)

Jorge Enrique Salgado works on a replica of the Eiffel Tower at his backyard in Havana, Cuba, August 6, 2020. Picture taken August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini (REUTERS)

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