The Eiffel Tower in Paris
Ranked #1 in France Tourism
The Eiffel Tower was originally built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World Exposition and has since stood as it has proven essential for French cable transfers, radio broadcasting and television networks. At 324 meters high, the “Iron Lady” is made up of 7, 300 tons of iron in exposed latticework and bonded by 2.5 million rivets. Even today, the tower remains a marvel of engineering.
Eiffel Tower at Night
Located on Champ de Mars Park, it can be seen from anywhere in Paris. Across the River of Sienne, at Trocadero Gardens and even miles away, one can have a glimpse of the most unique and iconic monument ever built. Surely, the Eiffel Tower is the most visited and most photographed monument that “sends shivers down the spine” of anyone witnessing it, especially when it is all lit up at night. It brings the most magical sight and a stunning view of the city full of lights and love.
The Eiffel Tower has three levels for visitors. The first and second levels can be accessed through stairs and elevators while the third level is accessible only by lift and tends to have a longer queue. If you have the energy, use the stairs so as to appreciate the intricate details of the tower or even stop for some food and tourist stuffs at the little shops and restaurants as you climb up. To save time on long queue, purchase your tickets online, which allows you to buy and print tickets to use on your scheduled Eiffel Tower visit. The second level is also home to restaurant Jules Verne that serves expensive yet superb French cuisine and a dinner in here with a view of the city below is truly worth the cost. It is, however, necessary to book at least 2 months in advance to get a reservation.