"Just do it" La Tour Eiffel Tip by garridogal

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I seriously thought about not going to the top of the Eiffel Tower on this trip. I knew the line to get in would be horrendous and I'd already done this attraction on my first trip here. However, I'm glad I did it. I must mention that due to a problem with my feet, standing for as long as our wait was (well over an hour), would have been really bad for me. Luckily, and as in all Parisien attractions I visited, there was plenty of places to sit. So I spent a good amount of time directly under the tower and looking up at her beauty. (And maybe I had an ice-cream cone too...!)

Apparently, now you must pay to visit both the 2nd level up as well as the summit. It seems like a ripoff but we did it.

The views from the top of Eiffel are amazing and luckily, we did this on a sunny and crisp afternoon. It was lovely.

Address: Trocadero
Directions: You can't miss it!!!
Phone: +33 892 70 12 39
Website: http://www.toureiffel.paris/

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  • Written Jun 21, 2009
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