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Trocadero

Paris, France (Passy)
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Ranked #80 of 470 activities in Paris
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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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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Trocadero has a great sight of the amazing Paris. Is next to the Eiffel Tower, is a must, specially at night.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is definitely the best viewing point for Eiffel Tower. A must go. Try to go at 9pm so that you can see the sun set and light show at 10pm as well

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Warsaw, Poland
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138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Enjoy on a sunny day before or after visiting the Eiffel Tower. There is food for purchase, ice cream, crepes and soft drinks. Just sit and watch. Enjoy!

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Sachse, Texas
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Trocadero has spectacular fountain and a few high levels to see Eiffel Tower. It is also close to a metro station. I like pictures with fountain and Eiffel Tower.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Has best view to the tower and a great place to spend an evening the square itself is always alive with activities with small groups jamming, miming and entertaining it was a perfect place for a selfie and turn away from the metro station...my third visit to Paris and being a self confessed fan of the metal structure I always... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Trocadero is a large square with two semicircular buildings and gardens. There is a metro stop very close to it so it can easily be reached. Once at the upper level of the square you get a magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower. If you want a "selfie" with the tower, or one of you "holding it in your... More

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Huntsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is the best view and the best spot to take photos of the Eiffel Tower in all of Paris. Once you get here, it is just a few blocks to walk to the Tower and it is all downhill!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A very short walk from our Hotel to some right on the Trocadero. It is magnificent with the fountain and was lucky enough to see the canons as they shot off. Great area for pictures of the Eiffel Tower but even better to take a nice rest and just people watch. A must at night to sit and watch as... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Leaving the Eiffel Tower, I crossed the renown bridge Pont de Iena, the name of which is given after the battle of Iena in the Napoleon's Wars in 1806, in the region of today Germany. Across the Seine is situated Trocadero, the site of the former Palais du Trocadero. Nowadays here is located the New Palais de Chaillot. In fact,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Had taken a friend to see Eiffel the other day. She did not want to see it, stating iron building, what's there to see. Loving Paris as much as I do, I had to change the view. So got to Trocadero square, sat in a cafe with a view of the Eiffel through the trees, at about 7 pm, and... More

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