The Eiffel Tower will be lit in honor of Mandela from Dec. 14 to 16.
The light show features the name of the anti-apartheid icon on the tower along with the colors of the South African flag.
A ceremony will take place near the Eiffel Tower on Sunday, the day of his funeral.
Nelson Mandela died last week at age 95.
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