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Trocadero

Paris, France (Passy)
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Ranked #81 of 490 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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Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This is one of my favorite spots in Paris. It has an amazing view of the Eiffel Tower and a fantastic fountain. We take a small picnic of cheeses, fruits and wine and enjoy the setting sun and the tower lighting up in the evening. Perfect spot for relaxing and taking in the Parisian culture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The Trocadero offers a brilliant view of the Eiffel Tower. I would particularly recommend visiting at night, the only thing I would say is to be wary of the plenty of people selling Eiffel Towers and other assorted things such a s birds,laser pointers and catapult things. They can be quite persistent. Day and night it is worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It is a long walk up but it is worth it! It is a must when you go to Paris to come and see the view from here at least once :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A wonderful, relaxing, and interesting place to view the Eiffel Tower. The fountain is amazing and especially visually pleasing on a hot summer day. Along with viewing the Eiffel Tower it's also just a nice place to sit and people watch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

On a very hot day, we spent a very nice hour watching the fountains and cooling our feet in the water here. The view of the Eiffel is probably the best in the city and there were a couple of nice street vendors selling refreshments.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Lovely small gardens with a spectacular fountain which burst forth on the hour. Great views of the Seine to the Eiffel tower. This is the place to go to see the Eiffel Tower at night and watch the light show.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The best place in paris to view and photograph the Eiffel Tower. Early evening, when the sun is lower in the sky the tower appears bright orange in colour. Upon dusk, illumination presents another perspective worthy of a photo.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This place is different from what it was a decade or 2 ago. It is probably due to the large (understatement), that the park is now cordoned off - gone are the days where one can lie down next to the fountain and enjoy the ambience ... and the magnificence of Eiffel Tower. The place is now crowded with so... More

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Excellent area to grab a glass of wine (or 3) a light snack and wait for the Eiffel Tower to light up at midnight. I very much enjoyed meeting people from around the world while in this area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

although magnificent was not a great experience as the whole way up and down and round you are hassled by the what we call looky looky sellers ALL selling samething and beggers, they will ask if you are english? if you say yes they shove a piece of paper in your hand asking for money, in the end we just... More

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