Designed by architect Eugène Collogne for the 1894 Lyon World's Fair, this 86-metre (282-foot) tower bears more than a passing resemblance to the Eiffel Tower, built just five years earlier. And like that famous tower for Paris, it has become an icon of this city, watching over it from atop Fourvière Hill (where, it's thought, it was meant to be a secular counterpoint to the basilica fewer than 100 metres (328 feet) away. It's especially noticeable at night, its lights visible from most points in the city below. Unfortunately, it is not currently open to visitors.
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