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Montparnasse Tower, Paris

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Paris' only skyscraper, Montparnasse Tower rises 210 m (689 ft) into the sky. While the majority of the tower contains offices, it’s also home to a mall where you'll find gift shops and restaurants. Take the elevator to the top floor and walk up the rest of the stairs to the panoramic terrace that contains a permanent exhibition with panels that present Paris and interactive markers, plus a cafe, a gift shop, and floor-to-ceiling windows with 360-degree views of the city. This tower is not as tall as the Eiffel Tower, so you’ll view things that aren’t as easily seen from such great heights. With our custom trip planner, Paris attractions like Montparnasse Tower can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The tower is quite visible from all parts of the city. From a distance (but also insight) seems high but only because surrounded by houses of normal height (I guess transferred in a city like New York, it seems a common skyscraper). Inside the Tower there is an Observatory where you can get an overview of the city but it costs very expensive (if I remember correctly it seems to € 15). Overpriced for a view of Paris, rather a nice photo taken from the Sacre Couer.
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  • The view over Paris, wanted to see. Many people lined up to ride in an elevator and toward evening. Good views, the view from the 59th floor of Eiffel Tower, lit up at night was beautiful.
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  • We went in the evening, the sunset. The view is priceless. Bring jacket so be sure and Schaal is a full wind in the height. Unfortunately, you can make there not so super pictures, as everywhere, a fence was installed. Very bad.
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