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The Eiffel Tower fireworks and illuminations add to the magic of the iconic monument in Paris. The Eiffel Tower is even more beautiful at night than during the day. Her illuminations, the added 5 minute twinkle on every hour and the Bastille day fireworks, a dinner at Jules Verne restaurant are some of the most spectacular experiences in the city. Eiffel Tower facts.

Eiffel Tower illuminations at night

It was almost 110 years after the construction of the Eiffel Tower in 1889 that engineers added its famous lighting scheme. Lit by powerful light projectors and tens of thousands of bulbs, the tower is as visible after dark as it is during daytime. In addition, every night, the Eiffel Tower puts on a series of miniature light shows that add extra sparkle to the lighting. These sparkling lights make the tower twinkle for five minutes, every hour on the hour between sundown and 1 a.m. It takes 20,000 light bulbs installed over the course of five months to produce this effect. As they are all installed individually, they are able to flicker on and off at random to simulate any kind of effect. Eiffel Tower info.

Eiffel Tower illuminations
Eiffel Tower illuminations at night

Eiffel Tower fireworks

The must-see show of Bastille Day, the National Holiday in Paris is the July 14th fireworks display. Set off from the Eiffel Tower and the gardens of Trocadero, dazzling multicolored fireworks burst open harmoniously against the backdrop of the Parisian night sky providing a spectacular and thrilling sight. The public are invited to watch the show from the Champ de Mars and Place du Trocadero. Starting time of the 14 July 2016 fireworks display: from 11pm, for a duration of 35 minutes (subject to conditions)

Tour Eiffel restaurants at night

The Eiffel Tower's two restaurants provide an incredible view over the illuminations of the tower structure at night.

Jules Verne

2nd floor, Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars 75007 Paris. Metro: Champ de Mars Tour Eiffel on RER C and Bir Hakeim on line 6. At 125 meters, breathtaking view, cuisine of famous cook Alain Ducasse. Expensive (105 euro set menu for lunch during week is value for money).Web site.

58 Tour Eiffel

1st floor, Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars 75007 Paris. Metro: Champ de Mars Tour Eiffel on RER C and Bir Hakeim on line 6. 1st floor of Eiffel tower (at 58 meters). Priority Eiffel Tower ticket + 2 course menu for 52 euros. Information. Can be combined with Paris tour. Information. Web site.

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Jules Verne restaurant
Jules Verne restaurant at night

Top hotel near Eiffel Tower

The 4-star hotel Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel is set at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The fitness room with cardiac equipment, open 24 hours a day, offers unrestricted views of the Palais de Chaillot, while you can enjoy dining on the terrace at the restaurant, Frame. Decorated in a contemporary style, the bright guest rooms offer panoramic views of the city. They includes a flat-screen TV with free access to the latest films, an iPod dock and free WiFi access. Most of the rooms have a balcony, while some also have a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower or the garden.

18, avenue de Suffren
Paris 75015 France
View from Pullman Tour Eiffel
View from Pullman Tour Eiffel
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