The views from the top of the Eiffel Tower are breathtaking and you will be able to snap some pretty great photos, even in the midst of such a large concentration of people. Also, it's worth considering that journeying to the top of the Eiffel Tower is one of those once in a lifetime activity that many people dream of but never get to experience. Sometimes the value of the opportunity outweighs the reality. All in all, if time allows it and lines and crowds don't frighten you, I would encourage everyone to do venture to the top of the Eiffel Tower at least once. But if you're working within a very limited span of time, skip the long wait and the journey to the top in favor of spending that precious half day of touring time more wisely.
There are much better views from: 4th Beaubourg (Centre Pompidou - with the advantage that it's both central and free. 3rd The Arc de Triomphe - that straight line East to the Louvre and West to la Defense is amazing. 2nd The towers of Notre Dame - completely central, but with one snag - you can't see Notre Dame from there. 1st by a mile: the tenth floor of the SAMARITAINE department store at the end of the Pont neuf. DO NOT MISS THIS. Go into the store at the river entrance - that way you'll get the right building, there are four but only one on the riverside - and find the elevator that goes to the 9th floor. From there, take the stair up to the roof terrace. You can buy a coffee (not expensive, astonishingly) and see most of the view from there; or you can find the little spiral stair to the viewing platform and MARVEL. You are in the very middle of Paris, every major monument is in sight, most of them within a mile, and IT'S FREE.
it only speeds it up because u don't have to wait in line to buy a ticket but other then that u wait in all the lines
You'll have to wait 2013 to know.
well the character of the eiffel tower is .. wait should l tell you ...ok ....nah dont be lazy and go look it up yourself
The Eiffel Tower has two restaurants. A cafeteria style (Altitude 95) one on the 1st landing and a gourmet one (Jules Verne) the second landing. The expensive one has it's own elevator so diners don't have to wait in the often huge line for the public elevator. Fun fact, the Eiffel Tower is free if you walk up the stairs (311 feet to the 1st landing) but there is a charge for using the elevator.
Depending on the size of the crowds on a given day, you should anticipate a wait of approximately 1-2 hours for the first elevator ride to the second level and another wait of about
You do not purchase your ticket prior to getting in line. The first line you wait in IS the line to the admission window and the first elevator ride. You will purchase your ticket immediately before boarding the first elevator. Once the line leads to the ticket window, you will have three choices: 1.) Ride the elevator to the first level, which will cost about $5.25 American. 2.) Ride to the elevator to the second level, which will cost about $9.75 American 3.) Ride all the way to the top for about $14 American. Note: Admission to the Eiffel Tower is NOT included in with the Paris Museum Pass.
Worth the Wait was created in 2002.
Apart from the Eiffel Tower, there is not a lot to do immediately around the tower. There is a small park, a few small fair rides, shops and food stalls. The tower itself has a few shops, snack bars and a restaurant or two...oh and a champagne bar on the top deck (lift to top deck costs 5.5 euros extra, but worth every cent). The Musee D'Orsay is close by and has some very famous pieces of art. You could also try a cruise down the River Seinne, jumping on a boat very close to the tower. It is worth waiting to see the tower light up at night and IF you wait for a time on the hour (9 o'clock, 10 o'clock etc.) the tower flashes with hundreds of gold lights. There is a lot to do if you catch the RER, Metro or Bus nearby (walking is also an option). You could visit Loure Museum, Arc de Triumphe, Notre Dame Cathedral etc, but as I say only with a long walk or using public transport.
YES! What I would do is change the ending to she drinks the water then fakes her death and leaves a note for Jesse saying "my dearest Jesse, I will wait for you at the Eiffel tower until we are together again."
Unless you are super motivated and haul yourself out of your warm hotel bed at about 4:00 a.m. to go wait in front of the ticket window, you will most likely encounter a swirl of people and chaos, upon arriving at the Eiffel Tower. At first glance, it will appear that the line is a large endless spiral with no beginning and end. This is because you will actually be looking at two different lines -- three, if you count the line for the restaurant elevator -- that end in the middle and weave underneath and around the exterior of the tower until they eventually virtually either meet up or overlap. The best way to determine the end of one of them is to pick a side, work backward from the ticket window, and follow the line until you get to the end. It doesn't matter which side you choose because everyone eventually ends up in the same place anyway and neither side has an advantage over the other. EVERYONE is dropped off at the second level and herded through another line before boarding the final elevator to the top.
Usually you walk in and push the button to the floor you wish to go.... unless you are talking about Disney's Tower of Terror in which you have to go to Hollywood Studios and wait in line until its your turn to take a ride.
You wait for the update on the app store
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Wait until he retires then it will be worth a lot more. The older it is the more it is worth. Any all-star's rookie card is worth a lot of cash. Just wait and find out.
I was there last week and I was with a group who was able to jumped to the front of the line at the bottom, that was at about 7:30. We went straight to the second floor, and got there about twenty minutes later (because we had to wait for the elevator to come back down). When you get the second floor, you've got to buy tickets to get the elevator to the top floor (le sommet), this wait can be excruciatingly long (because people do hop in front of you in line!). It was 9:00 by the time we got in line for the elevator to take up to the top. We got to the top at about 10:00ish. All of the group was down by about 11. So give about four hours, more if you go without a tour group, because you will have to stand in line at the bottom for tickets and the elevator for at least an hour to two.
Sometimes you have to stand in a line while you wait.
They can wait on a siding, spare line or be pulled for cleaning
wait till next week
Go there, buy the ticket, wait for your turn, enter.
You can build the Eiffel tower out of toothpicks any time as long as you have: toothpicks cardboard hot glue or tape. you can use earthier one but the tape is very complicated and not very neat looking. After you have all those minerals your ready to follow these steps! 1. your cardboard will be your surface, if you want it to be a different color I suggest painting it first then Wait until it drys 2. then lay out on apiece of paper what you want it to look like 3. you will have to do the out line first in toothpicks then you can start with the fancy structure. It will look like the efle tower exactly but with no lines in the middle if this doest work i feel you looking through every web sight just to find something useful. I say good luck you'll need it.
its actually gonna be called "worth the Wait." its suppose to be out sometime in 2010.
Alternatives to the Eiffel Tower...La Tour Montparnasse is one of the only skyscrapers in Paris, offering a wonderful view. L'Arc de Triomphe at Charles de Gaulle Etoile is not as high, but still offers a breathtaking view. As with Sacre Coeur, l'Arc de Triomphe requires a bit of stair climbing with no optional elevator....but the Eiffel Tower is nice, too.If you have several hours of free time and don't mind paying for the privilege, you can visit the Eiffel Tower. However, if you are on a budget and/or do not quite have the time to invest in the wait to get to the top of the Eiffel Tower, you can venture to the Sacre Coeur in Montmarte for some of the most breathtaking views of Paris. Best of all, the views from atop Montmarte are free, unless you decide climbing the (MANY) stairs to reach the Sacre is a bit too physically challenging for the tourist who has covered a lot of ground on minimal sleep for several days. In that case a small less lengthy than that you will encounter at the Eiffel Tower and a nominal fee will buy you a ride on the elevator that takes you to the foot of the Sacre Coeur. On a clear day, one can see all of Paris below as well as everything that lies approximately within a 20 mile radius.Just as a reminder, the monument you refer to is "MONTMARTRE," not "Montmarte."