Travel guide to visit The Eiffel Tower, Paris, Ile de France, France, Europe
Travel guide to visit The Eiffel Tower, Paris, Ile de France, France, Europe

Posted: 30-09-2018

The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.91 million people ascended it in 2015. The tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building, and the tallest structure in Paris.

The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second levels. The top level\'s upper platform is 276 m (906 ft) above the ground – the highest observation deck accessible to the public in the European Union. Tickets can be purchased to ascend by stairs or lift to the first and second levels. The climb from ground level to the first level is over 300 steps, as is the climb from the first level to the second. Although there is a staircase to the top level, it is usually accessible only by lift.

Hotels to Stay

The tower has two restaurants: 

  • Le 58 Tour Eiffel on the first level
  • Le Jules Verne, a gourmet restaurant with its own lift on the second level.
Hotels to stay near the tower:
  • Cler Hotel
  • Shangri-La Hotel Paris
  • Mercure Paris Centre Eiffel Tower Hotel
  • The Peninsula Paris
  • Hotel de la Paix Tour Eiffel
  • Hotel du Cadran Tour Eiffel

Transport Guidlines

The nearest Paris Métro station is Bir-Hakeim and the nearest RER station is Champ de Mars-Tour Eiffel.

The tower itself is located at the intersection of the quai Branly and the Pont d\'Iéna.

Taxi Services in Paris:

  • City Cab Paris
  • IeCab
  • Taxi
  • Uber

Near By Places to Visit

A lot of sites are available to visit when you pay the visit to Eiffel Tower France. Here is a  list of a few popular places you must visit

  • Musée Rodin
  • Musée du quai Branly
  • Les Invalides
  • L\'île aux Cygnes
  • House of Culture of Japan in Paris
  • Île aux Cygnes

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