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Tour Montparnasse

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Address: 33 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 45 38 52 56
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Discover Paris like you never seen it before !

The top of the Montparnasse...

Discover Paris like you never seen it before !

The top of the Montparnasse Tower has everything to make it the ideal place to start or end your stay in Paris: discover every bit of Paris from the 56th and 59th observation floors which offer you stunning views of the city in all directions.

In just 38 seconds, Europe's fastest elevator will take you to the indoor observatory of the 56th floor where viewpoint indicators, films, interactive activities and an exhibition will help you understand the capital. The 56th floor is also equipped with a panoramic bar offering drinks ans delicious snacks. Then step outside onto the outdoor observatory of the 59th floor, 210 metres above the streets, for even more breathtaking views.

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This is a very tall tower, so by going on the observation floor via a very fast lift, you have 360 degree views of Paris which are fabulous. You can go one better and climb the... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very tall tower, so by going on the observation floor via a very fast lift, you have 360 degree views of Paris which are fabulous. You can go one better and climb the stairs to the roof for an even more awesome sight. My suggestion is visit towards sunset time and just watch the lights of the... More 

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Volgograd, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although eiffel is so much taller in height, more famous n well known, this tower offers better panoramic view in comparison! Better place to make pictures and videos obviously because the glasses are see through without anything blocking the view. There are also chairs for visitors to seat longer and enjoy the sunset, the lights, the wind and importantly the... More 

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Thank Thiliana A
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the view from here is stunning, well u need to pay for the ticket. u may visit at night also to see the paris night light. easy to find and be ready to pay for it if u like to climb up.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

use your tesco clubcard points to order your ticket before you go. the views from the top are wonderful

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Cluj Napoca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Going up to the top of Montparnasse Tower (floor 59) starts with a ticket of 15 EUR, paid at the floor level, then going up with the elevator, fastest in Europe. Best view of Paris from up here.

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Toulouse, France
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The fastest lift gets you to the top, don't go if it is cloudy. The views are incredible and the historical information wonderful, took us nearly 2 hours to read and view everything. Be aware that security is very tight at the moment, you will be searched. The café is not the best and is expensive, but ok for some... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great experience with a lift that climbs 58 floors in 38 sec when you get to the top you can have a coffee and take in the view, only one thing watch the weather the cloud can spoil the view.

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Arlington Heights IL
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from the top keep the tower from being more than a massive blight on the Paris skyline! You can really get a feel for the layout of the city.

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Paris, France
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waste of time. We expected a nice place to eat - there was a very overpriced and dirty cafe space. Yes you get a good view if the weather allows but that's it. Boring office block which is uglier on the inside than the outside. Would not recommend to anyone - there are other great access to birds eye views... More 

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Manager T, Responsable relations publiques at Tour Montparnasse, responded to this review

We are sorry that the panoramic visit didn't gave you a full satisfaction. We try our best to give to each visitor a great experience. We have indeed the most beautiful view in Paris from two level of visit (56th floor and the roof top). Best regards More 

Kaiserslautern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone goes to the top of the Eiffel Tower when visiting Paris, right? There's nothing quite like a birds-eye view of the iconic city from the iconic tower. Except.... a birds-eye view that INCLUDES the Eiffel Tower! Tour Montparnasse costs 15 euro for the fastest elevator ride I've ever been on to the top of the building. Upon arrival, your... More 

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Montparnasse
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas, brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and historical monuments and treasures. In between lie adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small gardens to match. Just a short metro ride away from the center of Paris this neighborhood has something for every hour of the day.
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