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Eiffel Tower

An iconic landmark that is hard to miss when visiting France’s capital Paris. A trip to Paris for most visitors is not complete without visiting this place. Standing tall at 324 meters, it is the tallest structure in Paris and can be admired from almost any corner in the city.

The structure is named after engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed the structure for the 1889 World’s Fair. Initially, it received lots of criticism for its design but over the years it has become the most iconic landmark representing France. In 1991 it became a part of the Paris, Banks of the Seins UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This place has been extremely popular for travellers, with more than 7 million visitors a year. The tower features 3 levels for visitors with panoramic views of the city. The first 2 levels can be reached by stairs and the top-level by lift. When visiting this place, take your time because long queues are not uncommon, especially during the holidays.

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