The Eiffel Tower is one of the most iconic and photographed structures in the world. Millions of people flock to Paris annually to catch a glimpse of this monument. If you are visiting Paris and wondering where the best spots to photograph the Eiffel Tower are located in the city, this post is for you!
1. The Trocadero
The Trocadero is located in the 16th arrondissement, and is one of the most famous spots to photograph the Eiffel Tower. The photograph above was taken on the hill of the Trocadero. Get there early, as this area becomes very busy later in the day with photographers just like you!
2. Avenue President Wilson
While walking in the 16th arrondissement along Avenue President Wilson, there is a great view of the Eiffel Tower near Palasis de Tokyo. The picture above is one of the great shots that can be taken from this spot.
3. Pont Alexander III Bridge
The Pont Alexander III Bridge, one of the most ornate, extravagant bridges in Paris, spans the Seine River and connects with Champs-Elysees quarter with the Eiffel Tower. There are great views of the Eiffel Tower from this bridge, such as the one above.
4. Along the Seine, 16th Arrondissement
Some of the most magnificent views of the Eiffel Tower are along Avenue du President Kennedy (which turns into Avenue de New York) which goes along the Seine River in the 16th Arrondissement. There is a great vantage point of the Eiffel Tower along Pont de Bir-Hakeim, which the picture above was taken from.
5. Montparnasse Tower
The Montparnasse Tower Panoramic Observation Deck overlooks Paris from a height of 200 meters and offers a 360 degree view of the city. The tower is located in the Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris and can be easily accessed by train.