Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

France, Paris Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.

It was built in 1889 as an observation and broadcasting tower by the French architect Stephen Sauvestre (1847–1919).

It is 324 m (1,063 ft) tall. The tower has 108 stories, with 1,710 steps.

The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world – an estimated 7 million people per year.

Opening hours:
            21 June to 2 September:
by lift:                                        Stairs:
9:00am to 0:45am                      9:00am to 0:45am
Last entry midnight                    Last entry midnight
(11pm for the top)

                     Rest of year:
by lift:                                        Stairs:
9:30am to 11:45pm                    9:30am to 6:30pm
Last entry 11:00pm                    Last entry 6:00pm
(10:30pm for the top)

Prices are per person, local currency:

Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France

Location map:

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  1. Flying to Paris, visiting the Louvre, and seeing the Eiffel Tower are high on my travel bucket list! I would love to see this in person one day!

  2. Wow, 7 million guests a year! The Eiffel Tower is truly a landmark worth visiting and taking photos of. :)

  3. The Eiffel Tower is so gorgeous! I recommend everyone visit it if they can, it's truly a marvel.

  4. The Eiffel Tower was so neat to see in person. We wanted to go to the top but I was only there for a day and it was not good weather so we didn't since we wouldn't see much.

  5. I am dreaming of visiting the Eiffel Tower. This dream is soon to come to reality this summer.

  6. I have not been to Paris yet, but I want to one day! The Eiffel Tower is def on my bucket list!!

  7. As an American who could happily live in France, I'm totally unsurprised that the Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid monument in the world. Though the pictures are extraordinary, there's nothing quite like staring up at (or down from!) such an impressive structure.

  8. I can't wait to see the Eiffel tower one day. It definitely is a huge monument must see.

  9. I want to visit Paris someday.

  10. Thank you for the tour. I've been dreaming to go to this place! The Eiffel Tower is so beautiful!

  11. It's such a beautiful place to visit when you're in Paris. I've always heard it's nice to see in person.

  12. The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is definitely on the bucket list. I would love to go to Paris in the spring - Tonya Michelle

  13. One of my favorite places in the world! I haven't been to Paris in ages but am dying to go again!