If we had to do a survey of Parisians to know who has never climbed the steps of the Eiffel Tower, I bet you we would be surprised. Very popular with tourists, the iron lady is no less a place to visit when you live in Paris. Paris Relocation Service gives you today all the key and practical information for you to go well prepared.
The construction of the Eiffel Tower began in January 1887. It was completed in record time, it took only 2 years, 2 months and 5 days exactly to finish. It was erected on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1889. In other words, the Eiffel Tower is 130 years old this year.
Composed of 3 floors, it measures 324 meters .. and we counted 1665 steps of the square to the top of the Eiffel Tower! Moreover, it welcomes each year nearly 7 million visitors, it is the most visited paying monument in the world. And if you had to guess its weight, could you estimate it at 10 tons? It’s simply breathtaking.
Finally, I give you a little advice before you go: take your tickets on the ticket office online. You will save valuable time on site and you can buy your tickets at the best price. Know that prices vary if you take the stairs or the elevators, everything is detailed on the ticket office. Note that entry is free for children under 4 years. Regarding schedules, the Eiffel Tower is open 7 days a week and all year long, from 9:30 to 23:45. And do not forget to cover yourself if you go up to the 3rd floor, there is always wind in view!