Rockefeller Center and the Empire State Building are the two major places you can get a super-high-up view of New York. While the Empire State Building is higher, Rockefeller Center has one advantage -- you can see the Empire State Building from it!
Back in the 1880s, when they put up the Eiffel Tower is Paris, it was actually a very controversial structure. Many considered it an eyesore, a giant modern-industrial steel monstrosity. It was once said that the only place in town that you could escape seeing it was when you were standing on it.
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