The Eiffel Tower goes dark in honor of Queen Elizabeth II

The Empire State Building and the London Eye also dedicate a tribute to the British monarch


The Eiffel Tower, one of the most recognized monuments in the world, has been turned off during the night of this Friday to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who died this Thursday at the age of 96 and after 70 years of reign.

“Tonight, the Eiffel Tower will be turned off in tribute to her majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has advanced on her Twitter account.

Another famously known monument that has also paid tribute to the British monarch has been the Empire State Building in New York, which has been illuminated with purple and silver lights in honor of the queen.

“Tonight, our tower lights will glow purple and twinkle silver to honor the life and legacy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II,” the skyscraper’s official account tweeted.

The London Eye in London has also dimmed its lights from sunset this Thursday in honor of the Queen of England.

“The London Eye will join mourners from around the world during this period of national remembrance,” the memorial’s Twitter account announced.

Queen Elizabeth II of England has died at the age of 96, ending an unprecedented reign of more than 70 years and marking the ascent to the throne of her eldest son, Prince Charles, 73, who will reign with named after Charles III, reports Buckingham Palace.

The Royal House has published a brief statement to confirm that “the queen has died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.” “The king and queen consort will stay at Balmoral tonight and return to London tomorrow,” she explained.

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