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Love the Trocadero for its sculptures, the museums and plaza area at the top of the hill, the view of the Eiffel Tower, and the ancient carousel at street level. Its a recommended... read more

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the Trocadero for its sculptures, the museums and plaza area at the top of the hill, the view of the Eiffel Tower, and the ancient carousel at street level. Its a recommended spot to see the Eiffel tower lit up at night, although the area is not lit and one has to dodge a lot of street vendors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you were not in the plaza by 8:00 pm for the 11:00 pm fireworks there wasn't standing room area left. Most beautiful fireworks with music I have ever seen. We wish we would have visited this area on a non-holiday because the restaurants were all closed.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the best place to take photos of the Eiffel Tower, and should not be missed. Do keep in mind though that there are many many many tourists there, so you will have to have patience in order to reach the more, let's say 'advantageous' spots for a photo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the metro to the Trocadero stop. As others have stated it provides you with the best view of the Eiffel Tower.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All famous pics are from this point. Actually there is a train station just below this place. If you are reaching to eiffle tower by train just take left from exit and admire the view.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Simply the best place to view and take photos in from of the eiffel tower. Saw plenty of gypsies and african men selling tinkets etc... watch your belongings here, pickpockets are rife - it makes the visit a little unsettling and probably quicker than I would have ideally liked.

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Wiener Neustadt, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Supposedly great views of the Eifel tower - unless you visit around 14 July when many views are spoiled by crush barriers that grow roots and hang around for days after the event ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want the best view of the Eiffel Tower you should definitely head up the stairs to the Trocadero! Try and go when the sun is out. Beautiful scenery and not too busy either.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to Trocadero to wait for the Eiffel Tower light show. There seems to be construction and part of the view was obstructed but this is the place to watch the Eiffel Tower light show. Without public toilets, there were several people (well, guys) that were publicly urinating.... Paris, more public toilets or fewer tourists please.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best place in all of Paris to take a picture of the Eiffel Tower! There are also some lovely cafes at Place Trocadero to have a coffee or pastry too! My favorite is La Carotte.

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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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