Eiffel Suspension Bridge In Cairo, Egyptian Historical Icon

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))

Photo feature By Islam Abdulfattah

CAIRO, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Although the Eiffel Suspension Bridge in Egypt and the Eiffel Tower in France were built by the same engineer, they did not have the same fame worldwide.
The Eiffel Suspension Bridge, located in Giza Zoo was built between 1875-1879 by Gustav Eiffel and his company Eiffel et Cie ten years before the Eiffel Tower was built in Paris.
The bridge is one of the world's first elevated viewing platform created for a zoo, it is an Egyptian historical icon.(end) asm.nhq


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