.Paris, France
Get ready for beach volleyball at the Olympics with the Eiffel Tower as a backdrop. (Photo credits: Unsplash)

  • Beach Volleyball will be held underneath Eiffel Tower in Paris Olympics this time
  • It is it's third Summer Olympics, exactly 100 years after it last hosted the sporting spectacle
  • Around $1.18 billion of investment is planned here

.Paris, France
People wearing face masks stroll at Trocadero plaza near the Eiffel Tower, in Paris. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Eiffel Tower was shut for nine months due to the ongoing COVID pandemic
  • This was the longest closure for the iconic monument since the World War II
  • Up to 13,000 people per day will be allowed to take the elevators to the top