Paris Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is one of the first images that flashes to mind when thinking of Paris and is symbolic of the magnificence that characterises the city centre. Completed in 1889, the Eiffel Tower has stood as a silent guardian to changes in modern Paris and remains the tallest building in the city.
Holidaymakers wishing to ascend the Eiffel Tower should stay nearby at a hotel on the Champs-Elysees. The Radisson Blu Hotel Champs-Elysees is just a short walk away and is located in the very heart of Paris' vibrant Golden Triangle shopping district.
The wonder of Paris' Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is a spectacular 81 storeys tall and was originally conceived as a centrepiece for the 1889 Exposition Universelle. Since its construction over 250 million people have visited Paris' Eiffel Tower, with it attracting over seven million paying customers annually.
Many visit the site to gain spectacular views of Paris and the Champ de Mars which the Eiffel Tower overlooks. Tourists can either climb the 300 stairs to the first observation level of the structure or take a lift. The Eiffel Tower has three sightseeing levels in total, with the highest 279 metres up its iron frame.
The Eiffel Tower is still a key feature of celebrations in Paris, with fireworks and light shows frequently fired into the night sky during New Year or Bastille Day festivities.
Finding a hotel in Paris
Those wishing to savour the delights of the Eiffel Tower can do so from the central Radisson Blu Hotel Champs-Elysees. Guests can enjoy fantastic views of the city from many of its 46 superbly designed rooms whilst also visiting other popular attractions like The Louvre museum and Arc de Triomphe.