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Trocadero

Paris, France (Passy)
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Type: Neighborhoods
Traveler Description: Trocadéro can be understood to be either the plaza that stands across the river from the Eiffel Tower, or as the overall hill that includes more than... more »
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wiltshire
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150 reviews 150 reviews
74 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I can recommend taking the metro to Trocadero and taking a stroll to the Eiffel Tower. The plaza is a popular busy place where you can get some great photos but there are a lot of street sellers constantly asking you if you want to buy a plastic Eiffel Tower or 5 keyrings for 1 euro! The fountains are stunning... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Beautiful area with green grass, fountains, and an amazing view of the Eiffel Tower. This is a great area to have a picnic and get some amazing pictures of the Eiffel Tower behind all the fountains. It's a great place to take a break for a little and take in the views.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great view (if not the best) on the Eiffel tower and surrounding areas. Perfect for pictures, relaxing and a starting point for a pleasant walk towards the Eiffel Tower. I enjoy walking so I would not miss this opportunity.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Disappointed in how run down it has become with wilting flowers, non operable fountains and construction cranes everywhere. Not the Trocadero of my childhood :-(

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A great view of the Eiffel Tower and a playground near by - the carousel is beautiful and the sandwich stand next to it serves nice sandwiches and great ice cream cones that are more affordable than closer to the tower. Great place to take a break with little ones and fun for a picnic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Nice view of the tower but when we visited there were renovation works or building being done which did detract from the experience somewhat.

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London, United Kingdom
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47 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

... And a picturesque view as well. The fountains were all in full flow, the statues were gleaming from the sunlight, and the Trocadero was a real hive of activity. I've seen this beautiful spot from afar in the past, but being so close this time was a real joy. I took many a picture to capture the moment -... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

When people tell me they are going to Paris I always tell them to go to Trocadero. You get better views of the Eiffel Tower than anywhere else in Paris in my opinion, even better than standing right underneath it. Perfect place to take a few pictures and enjoy the area. Even better at night when you can have a... More

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Duncannon, PA
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A historical sight and amazing place to visit. The only disappointment were some of the areas had pieces of plywood. Nonetheless, still a must see in Paris.

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Cairo, Egypt
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This a very beautiful spot of Paris .. every visitor shouldn't miss .. a spectacular series of fountains decorated with fabulous sculptures enabling a spectacular view of Eiffel Tower .. wonderful spot to take nice photos I climbed many stairs to reach the top of the Trocadero , and I admired the view which was double the beauty in the... More

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