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“Ze Tower Eiffel”
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Eiffel Tower
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Ranked #2 of 1,132 things to do in Paris
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Completed in 1889, this colossal landmark, although initially hated by many Parisians, is now a famous symbol of French civic pride.
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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“Ze Tower Eiffel”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Get the private tour that goes underground. That will also get you to the second floor. You will have to pay extra to go to the top. If you don't get scheduled private tour you may wait a very long time just to get on the elevator to go up. Plan ahead for this one.

Visited July 2012
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“Excellent value for money”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

well its the must thing to do when taking a trip to paris without going up the eiffel tower is a trip to paris wasted. i decided to walk up the first two teirs so could check the views out not a good thing to do when you are scared of hights like me but thought well lets give it ago. i was plesently suprised you feel so safe considering at times you are hugging the outside of the legs. my advice is to go early no queues and you have space to breath as the hours went buy it gets very busy up there and if you want to eat in the resturant you need to go first thing rather than lunch time coach trips seem to book all the tables. you are allowed to take limited food and drink up with you and i would strongly advice this as food and drink up on the tower is very expensive a small bottle of coke is 8 euros. the views when you get to the top are breath taking dont give up and go all the way and while your there treat yourself to champane if your lucky you get to keep the cork out the bottle

Visited June 2012
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Magnificent Eiffel Tower”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Words cannot describe the Eiffel Tower or the view from the top. You have to experience it to know it!! Loved everything about it.

Visited July 2012
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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 11 August 2012

This very well known monument looks more odd in the reality than in the photos that everybody can see in Internet. The color of the metalic structure is a light brown and gives a warm appearance in spite of the coldness of the material with which is built. The worst part of it is the long queue (three hours) to endure to go to the top. At the hotel they told us that only one lift is working for too long time, not just as an "incident" as they write a the place. One leg of the structure is kept for the stairs but the other three have lifts, one is under maintainance, one is written that went broken recently (not true) and only one is working. Security is badly organized and cannot avoid unplesant discussions among people who become agressive after so many hours standing in the long queue

Visited August 2012
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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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“Breathtaking View!”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

I know the Eiffel Tower is just a tower, but it is very impressive in person. I would definitely recommend getting tickets online before you go. My cousin and I waitied for an hour and a half to get into the tower because we did not get tickets early. The wait was well worth it though! I would definitely recommend getting tickets for the elevators all the way to the top. It was only about 3 Euros additional I believe. The 360-degree view of Paris was simply incredible from the top of the tower.

Visited August 2012
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