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The tower is 324 meter tall and is one of the most recognized structures of the world and presently it is the Global icon of France.
There are two restaurants on first and second levels foe the visitors and it is the highest observation deck available for people in Europe.
Eiffel tower is the most visited paid monument of the world with an average of 6.21 visitors annually and about 25,000 visitors ascending the tower everyday.
Eiffel tower is also the second tallest man made structure in France after Millau Viaduct.
The tower can be ascended both by stairs and elevator but I recommend you guys to take stairs if you really want to be dazzled because it is truly an incredible experience to climb up to the top level of the tower and enjoy the view. But I warn those people who are afraid of heights not to go any further than the first level for it
takes some courage to look down from the peak of the tower , it really evokes your inner policemen.
Due to huge number of visitors in a single day , it is common to stand in lines for tickets but you can also book online tickets from the official website : http://www.toureiffel.paris/
Mid-July to Early September : 9 AM to Midnight.
Rest of the year 9:30 AM to 11 PM.
Entry fair :
Adults : 17 €
Youth 12 -24 : 14.5 €
Children : 8 €
Physically challenged : 8 €
Panoramic view during ascending Eiffel tower in 1898
Location : Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France.
Amazing Facts :
1. The Eiffel tower is built by 7,300 tons of puddled iron
2. The Eiffel tower was constructed by joining 18, 038 different pieces using 2.5 million rivets.
3.. It takes 60 tons of paint to paint the Eiffel tower completely and the tower is painted every year to keep it from rusting.
4. The Eiffel tower sways up to 3.5 inches due to wind .