The Eiffel Tower, few steps from the Hotel Prince Paris
Built by Gustave Eiffel for the Universal Exposition of 1889, the Eiffel Tower ,with its 324 meters high, is situated at the edge of the Champ de Mars, just next to the Seine. With its about 7 million visitors each year, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most visited sites around the world and one of the most characteristic symbols of Paris and France.
Since December 31st 1999, the Eiffel Tower lightens up every night from sunset to 1 a.m. In addition to its revolving light, a sparkling occurs the five first minutes of each hour and is realized with more than 20.000 sparkling bulbs on its four faces.
For more information, visit the official website of the Eiffel Tower