If you are a citizen of planet Earth, you know what the Eiffel Tower is. Paris is full of exquisite sights but the iconic Eiffel Tower (La Tour Eiffel) is truly an architectural eye-candy, so I’m sharing shots from various angles, spots and times.
When I think of Paris or France as a matter-of-fact, this remarkable tower makes way to my mind. I can’t help but be enamored by the one of most recognizable landmarks on the planet.
The picture above is my favorite, taken during an evening stroll at Champ de Mars. With the beautiful trees aligned on one side, it was almost as if we were playing hide-and-seek.
Below is another lovely shot (self pat on the back) – taken from my hotel room.
Next to that; the scene at Trocadero, where most people put their best faces forward and get very creative in the posing department – Ah, what all we do for a good photo!
Once at the foot of the tower, I felt like David staring up at Goliath. Looking rather chocolaty in color, piercing the sky at 324 meters, and constructed from wrought iron, the Eiffel Tower was completed in 1889 by engineers working in Gustave Eiffel’s firm. Merci Beaucoup, Monsieur Eiffel and team!
In the above picture is Trocadero and its gardens, known as Jardins du Trocadero.
The best experience for me was walking up the stairs of the tower and looking out at the city through the iron bars – just amazing!
An extra bonus awaited at the top – a small bar that served special Alain Ducasse champagne, so I happily sipped away, while admiring the cityscape.
Another rewarding sight – I could also see Sacre Coeur in the far distance.
It was magical to see the Eiffel Tower illuminated as night approached. The sparkling and shimmering lights usually come on for 5 minutes every hour for as long as the Eiffel Tower is lit up, which is until 1 am (2 am during summer months) every night. So I found a nice viewing spot, held on to my Nutella Crepe and enjoyed the show.
I don’t think there’s such a thing as too many pictures of the Eiffel Tower, so I’m sure you have made your way to the bottom of the page. As you can see, I will always be enchanted and could never get bored of looking at La Tour Eiffel.
Some parting shots.
Have you been to Paris, and were you enchanted by the Eiffel Tower? If not, would you like to see it someday? There are lots of options if you want to stay near the Eiffel Tower.
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