The Eiffel Tower, built in 1889 and named after its designer Gustave Eiffel, has become a global icon of France. It may be a touristy place to visit, but it is well worth it, especially at night as you will soon see! Below are pictures of the tower from the three visits I made — one where I actually ran up to the second floor! Exhausting~! but oh so worth it!

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Postcard worthy.

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Hmm..yes, another nice view of the tower!

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A view of Paris from the 1st floor

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Taking the stairs up to the 2nd floor

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Long way down…

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A view of Paris from the 2nd floor

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A view of the Trocadéro from the 2nd floor

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The rest of the way up to the top 3rd floor

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Those are people waiting in line for the elevator

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A night view of the arch

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Eiffel Tower at night

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On the hour, for just 10 minutes, the Eiffel Tower will sparkle for you.

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Magical.

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