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Eiffel Tower

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A 19th century iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris.

The Eiffel Tower is a 19th century iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris that has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower, which is the tallest building in Paris, … see full wiki

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Best Way To Experience The Eiffel Tower

  • Mar 30, 2010
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I stumbled upon what I am calling the "Best Way To Experience The Eiffel Tower" when I was backpacking though Europe back in the Summer of 2006. I don't believe seeing the Eiffel Tower should only take a few minutes to look at.  I think seeing the Eiffel Tower should be a couple hour experience.

Where ever you are in Paris, make your way towards the La Motte-Picquet - GrenelleAddress:‎ stop on the Metro. You can get to this stop by using the M6, M8 or M10 lines. When you get off, head down the stairs. You'll been in the middle of the street. On one side of the street there is a McDonald's.  Head in the opposite direction of the McDonald's going North East on Avenue La Motte Picquet and you'll be headed in the right direction towards the Eiffel Tower.  On the corner across from the Metro stop are a few Baguette and Crepe stands. I highly recommend you stop and get a bit to eat.

Next you'll want to grab a bottle of wine. Head down Avenue La Motte Picquet and on your right side, the southern side of the street there are a few liquor stores that not only have a pretty good selection of wine, but they'll have a cork screw and cups for you as well.

Once the wine is purchased head further down Avenue La Motte Picquet until you hit Avenue Charles Floquet. Cross the street and head into the park. You'll walk through some tree and before you know it you will be staring right at the Eiffel Tower.

I recommend sitting out on the grass, eating your baguette or crepe and sipping on wine. The best time to go is right before sunset in the summertime. The last time I was in Paris I did this and hung out in the park for hours just talking with friends and drinking wine.

                            
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March 30, 2010
This will sound crazy, but I've never had a huge interest in seeing Paris. I know, bizarre and I'm probably the only person alive who feels apathetic towards such a romantic and acclaimed city. In any case... this is the first thing I've ever read that actually made me want to jump on a plane!! What a simply delightful idea - I could use a whole series of these "best way to see the xxxx...." style reviews too! Love that take. Very cool - thx!
March 31, 2010
I felt the same way, lyssachttr...I went last year and it was cool to see Paris, but I still don't just love it....Florence Italy, on the other hand..... :D
 
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