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About the best view of the Tour Eiffel.

Easily accessible by Metro with a great view. Slight distraction with some construction, but the view is still there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Easily accessible by Metro with a great view. Slight distraction with some construction, but the view is still there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great view of the Eiffel Tower. There was construction though when we were there and it blocked full pics of the Eiffel Tower. You have to get a little closer by the fountain to get a better view. It does get crowded and full of vendors selling things.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Nice place to stroll, admire the view with the Eiffel tower and relax. We went there in may, when everything was green and it was a real pleasure to be there on a sunny afternoon.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Trocadero is the best spot in the whole of Paris to spend the day and evening watching the world go by with the best view of the effifel tower !! couldn't recommended a better place to spend some time during a visit. The steps are always a main attraction for a number of different entertainment groups especially the street dancers... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We were in Paris on an especially hot day and had a nice afternoon sitting and napping by the fountain here, right across from the Eiffel tower. It was nice to enjoy the tower, some street performers, and a good number of people were enjoying swimming around in the fountain. Our tour guide later told us it's illegal, but nobody... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Trocadero is a nice and refreshing place with its fountains and grass. In addition, you get great views to the Eiffel Tower from there

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is the best place to see and take photo of Tour Eiffel. Out from acces metro Trocadero and just walking 10 meter you will see the magnificent Tour Eiffel. From Tour Eiffel itself Trocadero is just in front of you and together with Seine river giving you the best part of Paris. If you want to take the best... More 

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Barcelona, España
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very nice place to enjoy a very beautiful view to the Eiffel Tower. The building is nice too and very close to it there is a market you can visit (at least on Saturdays).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

They are doing some reconstruction work at the Trocadero but you can still find a great view of the Eiffel Tower. One of the staircases has been completely demolished. We spoke to a gentleman who visits everyday but he did not know why.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

There is a big place where you can enjoy excellent cafés and food, then there is everyone's favorite spot to take photos of Eiffel Tower where you can find street shows sometimes and walk and relax on the gardens below, and don't forget the fireworks show on July 14th !

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Trocadero
This is the neighborhood of grand and impressive Haussmann-designed apartments and buildings. National museums overlook the Eiffel Tower and embassies fill the avenues and streets. Locals head to the butcher, florist, or bakery on their daily rounds amidst luxury and splendor, all with a view over Paris and its most famous tower. Snuggled in between the grand buildings are small art galleries and homes of historical significance. With a rich legacy from 19th century politics, art, and architecture, you can’t help but be reminded of the belle époque, the Universal Exhibitions and the nobility that have frequented and shaped these streets.
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