The Eiffel Tower was awash in patriotism today when it was lit up in France's national colors in tribute to the victims of Friday's attacks.

The mayor of Paris requested that the national monument be lit up in blue, white and red and the special display is scheduled to last until Wednesday.

The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in the French national colors red, white and blue in honor of the victims of the terror attacks in Paris, Nov. 16, 2015. (Frank Augstein/AP Photo) The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in the French national colors red, white and blue in honor of the victims of the terror attacks in Paris, Nov. 16, 2015.

In addition to the bright colors, the Latin motto of the city of Paris -- "Fluctuat Nec Mergitur" which translates to "Tossed But Not Sunk" -- will also be displayed.

Normally, the Eiffel Tower is lit up in a uniform glow and has extra sparkles on the hour in the evenings.

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