Few landmarks symbolize Paris as seamlessly as Eiffel Tower. Built to honor the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution, this structure was the major highlight of the Paris Exposition of 1889. With this tour, you will not only get to enjoy access to its all levels including the summit and take in the most fantastic views of the city, but also listen to an insightful narration (by your guide) on the history of Eiffel Tower and other significant sights that dot the region.
What To Expect?
Marvel at the Iconic Open-Lattice Architecture in Detail
Weighing more than 10,000 tonnes and soaring to a height of about 325 meters, Eiffel Tower was developed as the centerpiece highlight of the World Fair of 1889. The wrought iron tower is still considered an architectural masterpiece, thanks to its intricate lattice style design. With access to its all levels, this guided Eiffel Tower tour is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy a comprehensive overview of this imposing structure.
Witness the City of Paris from its Highest Standpoint
Following a swift transfer to the Top aboard a glass-walled elevator, be ready to see the whole of Paris from a distinguished perspective which is also the city’s highest of its kind. Feel the powerful breeze gushing past as you listen to the amazing anecdotes on both Eiffel Tower and Parisian history and culture from your friendly guide. This lets you take in the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Museum, and the golden dome of the Hôtel des Invalides all in its true splendor.
See Gustave Eiffel’s Office & Other Attractions
Besides the panoramic views over the city, you will find a replica of Gustave Eiffel's office at the summit or top part of the structure. Featuring the real-like wax models, it recreates the scene of Gustave Eiffel, along with Claire (Gustave’s daughter), greeting Thomas Edison. You get to use the panoramic maps here and also see the original model (at a 1:50 scale) of the top of the tower from 1889.
Enjoy Access to its First and Second Levels
After you discover the summit of Eiffel Tower, you can head to its other levels. The observation deck on the second level offers the striking views of the main Parisian sights, while the first level is remarkable for its transparent glass floors as well as a string of attractions (by way of rotating exhibits, cinema projection etc) that gives you a treasured insight into the history of this tower.