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Eiffel Tower Tickets and Tours

Make the most of this Parisian icon with Eiffel Tower tickets and tours. Originally built as a temporary exhibit for the 1889 World Fair, this world's most famous Tower stands tall as the most significant structure. Thankfully, Gustave Eiffel’s installation outlasted its lifespan and still graces the Parisian skyline! You simply can’t do Paris without visiting it, but you can avoid long queues with Eiffel Tower skip the line tickets. Combine it with a dazzling Seine River cruise or any other adventure you choose to have.
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Our tips for Eiffel Tower

  • Think ahead. Queues for this top tower are notoriously long. Save yourself hassle and time with Eiffel elevator tickets or stairs tickets.
  • Take a guide. Get access to Gustave Eiffel’s secret room on the summit with a guided tour to ensure a delightful visit.
  • Get stepping. Take the stairs to the Eiffel Tower on your tour to avoid lengthy lift cues. As well as getting fitter, you can stop at any point in your ascent to take in the sights from many amazing different angles.
  • Bring a hat and gloves. The weather on the ground will be a whole lot warmer than at the top of the tower, so don’t forget to rug up to keep the chill and wind at bay.
  • Dinner at the top. Having dinner at the top of the tower is the best way to enjoy the panoramic views of the illuminated city.

Good to know

Also popularly known as La Dame de Fer (or The Iron Lady), the wrought iron lattice monument became an immediate sensation when it was opened to the public in the late 1880s. Who would have thought that the design that was initially considered unflattering will rise to prominence and become the most iconic structure in human history?!

Gustave’s namesake tower also includes his secret apartment which should not be missed on your Eiffel Tower tour. The legend has that he hosted prominent figures of that time like Thomas Edison. In 1944, Hitler ordered his army to demolish the tower but his governor of Paris -Dietrich von Choltitz refused.

Even though the tower of Paris is wind resistant, it sways up to 7 cm at its peak. It has a cute little functional post office. You can send mail from there and it will get delivered bearing a unique postmark.

The tower once doubled up as an observatory and meteorology lab where Gustave Eiffel did astronomical observations, physics experiments, and aerodynamic studies.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What are the opening hours of the Eiffel Tower?

    The Eiffel Tower opens from 9 am to 11:45 pm, seven days a week.

  • Q: Are there any dining options in Eiffel Tower?

    There are multiple dining options – from quick bites to snacks and Michelin-starred restaurants on the first and second floors. You can visit 58 Tour Eiffel, La bulle Parisienne and Le Jules Verne for a delectable French gourmet experience.

  • Q: Which places offer the best view of the Eiffel Tower?

    For photography enthusiasts, the most popular places to get an unobstructed view of the Eiffel Tower are Place Du Trocadero, Champs De Mars and Pont De Bir-Hakeim.

  • Q: How far in advance should I book Eiffel Tower tickets?

    It is recommended to book tickets for Eiffel Tower three to four weeks in advance before you arrive in the city.

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