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The millions of tourists who flock to the Eiffel Tower will be treated to a new glass floor, creating a sensation of walking on air nearly 200 feet above ground. The $37.5 million reconstruction is likely to become a prime location for “selfies,” with the first visitors spending time on the floor turning their phones towards themselves and the glass floor below. -- By Thea Breite

A view from below the new first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, October 6, 2014. The first floor of the iconic landmark was renovated and reopened to enthusiastic crowd reaction. (Yoan Valat/EPA)