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Eiffel Tower Guide

Find all your answers to the Eiffel Tower. Directions, hours of operation, admission prices, and travel tips are all included.

The famed Eiffel Tower, completed in 1889 just in time for the World's Fair that year, stands at 1063 feet tall. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, who was the lead architect on the 2 year project, also lead the building of the Statue of Liberty in the United States.

Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France
+33 892 70 12 39

Getting there

Metro: M8 to Ecole Militaire


€8.20 (2nd Level) / €13.40 (Top)


Everyday from 9:30 AM to 11:45 PM

Quick facts

The Eiffel Tower, despised as an eye-sore by most people when it was first built, was supposed to be torn down and sold for scrap metal after 20 years

The Eiffel Tower is composed of over 18,000 total iron pieces!

The Eiffel Tower is still the tallest structure in Paris, and until 1930 was the tallest structure in the world

The cost of building the Eiffel Tower was almost 8 million French Francs in 1930, which is approximately $54,000,000 USD in today's money

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