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16 Jul 2021
The Eiffel Tower reopened to visitors on Friday after nine months of shutdown caused by the Covid pandemic, the landmark's longest closure since World War II.
4 Feb 2021
Ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics, the Eiffel Tower, one of the world's most famous landmarks, is getting a makeover which includes a paint job that will give it a distinctly golden hue. Not only will layers from the 19 previous coats of paint be removed in one of the most extensive revamp of its…
23 Sep 2020
The Eiffel Tower in Paris was evacuated for two hours Wednesday after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up the great edifice in the heart of the French capital, police said.
25 Jun 2020
Tourists and Parisians will from Thursday again be able to admire the view of the French capital from the Eiffel Tower after a three-month closure due to the coronavirus -- but only if they take the stairs. Visitors to the city's most famous monument won't be able to take the lifts until July 1, to…
20 May 2019
The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said.
30 Jul 2018
Eiffel Tower workers are planning to strike this week over a new access policy for visitors which they say is generating "monstruous" waits at the famous tourist landmark, union officials said Monday.
4 Jun 2017
The lights at the Eiffel Tower will be switched off Sunday night to honour victims of the attack in the heart of London that killed seven people and injured 48, the company running the monument said on Twitter.
11 Jul 2016
The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public on Monday after clashes between fans and police at the Paris landmark during the Euro 2016 final, its operator said.

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