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Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix
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Aiguille du Midi, translated as “Needle of the Noon,” pokes the sky with the point of its peak. The sun passes over the summit at exactly noon, justifying its name to the guests sipping coffee at the summit’s cafe. Visit the viewing platform for a spectacular photo op that will save you money on a picture postcard. Aiguille du Midi reaches 3,842 m (12,605 ft) and hundreds of thousands of visitors stand in awe of its majestic beauty each year. Plan your Aiguille du Midi visit and explore what else you can see and do in Chamonix using our Chamonix trip generator.
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  • Raised with children, everyone liked it. Not cold, sunny day, but the Sun is blinding, need glasses. Lack of air can be felt, if not to be physically active. There are souvenirs and a café.
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  • We took the cable car on a a day when the weather was very good, and the scenery was spectacular. The ascent is not fast so you have time to look at the stunning scenery on the way up.If you enjoy pho...  more »
  • Does mother nature have never been seen in Korea marveled. Ascend by cable car to the Summit is not afraid of heights, it was a scary experience for me. More than 3,800 meters over altitude sickness symptoms can occur so be careful!
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