Why Are Eiffel Tower Tickets Rising?

Paris is one of the most frequently visited cities in Europe. This year, thanks to the Olympic Games, there will be even more visitors. Anyone planning to go up the Eiffel Tower needs to remember that ticket prices will be higher starting this summer.

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4 min readJun 19, 2024
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For over 130 years, the Eiffel Tower has dominated the Paris skyline. The so-called Iron Lady is considered a symbol of the French capital and is one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Due to continuous use (millions visit annually) and exposure to various weather conditions, the structure needs regular maintenance and repainting. Throughout its career, the Eiffel Tower has had several different colors and shades, including gold, yellow, and brown.

Eiffel Tower with New Entrance Fees

Funds for maintaining the monument come partly from ticket sales. During the pandemic, however, visiting the tower was limited, which…