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Review of Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower
Ranked #10 of 2 204 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.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

View is amazing and they sell champagne to celebrate your view from the top of the Eiffel Tower. This, of course, is a must see for a trip to Paris. It is best to buy your tickets through a tour group because you don't wait in line, they go directly to an elevator. There are two levels - you will pay more to go to the top but it is definitely worth it. If it isn't affordable the view is great from the lower level. You might try to see if you can research happenings around the tower before you book. We happened to go on a day that there was a HUGE race that started right under the tower & some streets were closed. We almost didn't make it to meet our tour group for the tower on time - would have been a truly sad day to be so close yet so far.

Thank grace0620
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We visited la Tour Eiffel , it was crowded but deserves to be visited the view from the top is wonderful you should do it if you visit it,

Thank Mounirow
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The area around the Eiffel Tower is currently in construction and a real mess. I was shocked at how ugly and unattractive it was and although you feel like you had to say you were there during a trip to Paris it was very disappointing and I really didn't need to experience it. There were incredibly dusty paths all around big fences and construction zones. I literally had to keep my scarf in front of my face while walking with the crowds to try to find a place to look at the tower. It was impossible to find a decent spot to enjoy the view. Such a shame.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The Eiffel Tower is very impressive and certainly worth a visit, it is an icon. No trip advisor review would e we make one skip this spot.

So my advice is BEWARE OF PICKPOCKETS !!!!! they are very active all over Paris and particularly in places such as Eiffel Tower, Notre Dam and the Metro etc.
They approach you asking if you speak English as they are doing some sort of survey. DONT STOP talk to them. Once you do you will more than likely lose most of your valuables. While you are distracted with the survey the second person will be picking your bag / pocket THEY ARE EXPERTS.

The other trick is to drop a ring or bracelet in front of you to distract you while they go about pickpocketing you .

Don't let the presence of the armed police and soldiers put your guard down. The armed soldiers are there for the terrorist, not pickpockets.

Don't forget you can take the stairs to the 2nd level. Your belonging will be searched as everywhere in Paris.

Have fun but watch out for the petty street crime.

Thank F5993GMericd
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We thought it would be bigger! But what an amazing feat of engineering and craftsmanship! Absolutely worth the wait in the que which wasn’t very long really. And the information available on the top level was very interesting. A great day in all in beautiful city!

Thank lexxx2018
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