Eiffel Tower

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GENERAL INFORMATION

The Eiffel Tower is a 1063 ft monument built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 Exposition Universelle to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the French Revolution. If you plan to go to the top, we strongly recommend getting tickets in advance. Tickets with pre-booked times are available 60 days ahead from the Eiffel Tower’s online ticket office.

Insider Tip

In the evenings, don’t forgot to look up. The Eiffel Tower has a history with lights. For its inauguration in 1889, there were 10,000 lit gas street lamps. Today, the Eiffel Tower sparkles on the hour at night. Created for New Year’s 2000, 25 mountain climbers installed 20,000 lights over five months, plus a beacon with two light beams that reach 80 kilometers. The display lasts ~5 minutes each time.

The Telegraph
This is the monument we all think we know and yet, when you actually see the real thing, there's still something astonishing about the metal structure. View full review from The Telegraph
Afar Magazine
Nothing is a more powerful symbol of the City of Light than the Eiffel Tower. View full review from Afar Magazine
Lonely Planet
No one could imagine Paris today without its signature spire. View full review from Lonely Planet
Address: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France
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