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“Not to be missed”
Review of Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower
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US$56.97*
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Eiffel Tower Summit Priority Access with Host
Ranked #2 of 1,108 things to do in Paris
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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.
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“Not to be missed”
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Masterpiece and you need to see it. Lines are enormous, so get their early or be prepared to wait. Loved the history behind it and the adjacent park is lovely to walk thru. Take a cruise on the river and see it all lit up at night.Spectacular!

Visited June 2012
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Gravesend, England, United Kingdom
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“Evening visit worth considering”
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Never seen so many people queuing for something! Fortunately our group booking took us straight in and to a small queue. We went up at 8pm and had the most superb views later on as the sun set - wonderful!

Visited July 2012
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“It's popular for a reason!”
Reviewed 12 August 2012

The Eiffel Tower is the most famous "to-do" thing in Paris, and I can see why. It's large, monumental and breath-takingly beautiful. As soon as I saw the Eiffel Tower, I couldn't stop smiling. It's better than what it looks like in the pictures. :) An absolute must see before you die. The Eiffel Tower has so much hype and excitement for a reason: it's just brilliant.

Visited July 2012
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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“Best at late sunset and stay till dark!”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

By day it is quite an imposing structure worth seeing. But if you are a photo buff you must see it at night when it is lit! It is spectacular! We did not bother to wait in line to see the view from the top. The best viewing of Paris without huge lines are from the Sacre-Courer on top of Montmarte. We went early sunset to the top of the dome and the view were awesome. 360 degrees and the Eiffel Tower stood out beautifully. We hung around at night to get pics of the Sacre-Cour. TIP: IF YOU ARE NOT IN GOOD SHAPE YOU MAY FIND THE THREE HUNDRED PLUS STAIRS OF THE NARROW SPIRAL STAIR CASE A CHALLEGE. In that case the Eiffel Tower elevators may be better.

Visited August 2012
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Lee, United Kingdom
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“Still good”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Let's face it it's still good for how old it is. People are still going up there to experience the Eiffel. The views are great and your money is worth the experience. But you need to get there really early or you'll end up in a long queue. REALLY LONG. And they could use with some nice cafes up there. I'd think they'd try to make it posh but I was a bit disappointed that it looked a bit run down. STILL, worth seeing.

Visited November 2011
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