What to see near the Eiffel Tower in Paris
The best places to visit in Paris to combine your visit at the Eiffel Tower.
What to see in the 7th arrondissement
The Eiffel Tower is located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, This is a rich and exclusive neighborhood in Paris.
Following monuments and museums are close by and easy to reach by foot.
- Eiffel Tower (Tour Eiffel)
The Eiffel Tower is a monument located in Paris, France. It is one of the most famous landmarks in the world and a symbol of the city.
A popular lookout point located across the River Seine, offering panoramic views of the iconic monument.
- Les invalides
Les Invalides is a building complex that houses several museums, including the Musée de l’Armée (Army Museum), dedicated to the history of the French military.
- Musee d’Orsay
The Musée d’Orsay is an art museum that features a collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings and sculptures.
- Ecole Militaire
The École Militaire (Military School) is a military academy located in Paris, France. It was founded in 1750 by King Louis XV and is one of the oldest military academies in the world.
- Quai Branly Museum
The Musée du Quai Branly is an ethnographic museum located on the Quai Branly, a street along the Seine River in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. The museum’s collection includes more than 300,000 objects from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania.
- Alexandre III bridge
Pont Alexandre III is an ancient bridge spanning the Seine River. Named after Tsar Alexander III, it connects the 8th and 7th arrondissements of Paris. The bridge is a popular photo spot for tourists and offers beautiful views of the Eiffel Tower.
- Rodin Museum
This museum features the largest collection of works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin.
- Champ de Mars
A large public park located at the base of the Eiffel Tower, offering a green space to relax and enjoy the view.
- National Assembly
The Assemblée nationale (National Assembly) is the lower house of the French Parliament. It is located in the Palais Bourbon.
More things to see in Paris
The Louvre Museum is approximately 2.4km (1.5 miles) away from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
You can easily reach the Louvre from the Eiffel Tower by taking a 30-minute walk along the Seine River, or you can use the Paris Metro system by taking Line 6 from the Bir-Hakeim station near the Eiffel Tower to the Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre station, which is right by the museum entrance.
Arc de Triomphe
The Arc de Triomphe is approximately 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
You can easily walk there in about 25 minutes via Champ de Mars and Avenue Kléber, or take Line 6 of the Paris Metro from the Bir-Hakeim station near the Eiffel Tower to the Charles de Gaulle-Étoile station, located next to the Arc de Triomphe.
Notre-Dame Cathedral is situated about 5.6 kilometers (3.5 miles) away from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
You can reach it by taking a line 6 of the Paris Metro at the Bir-Hakeim station near the Eiffel Tower and disembark at the Saint-Michel Notre-Dame station, which is a short walk from the cathedral.
The travel time from the Eiffel Tower to Disneyland Paris by RER train will take between 45 minutes and an hour.
It’s possible to combine both the Eiffel Tower and Disneyland Paris when you are on a short city trip. However it’s important to plan welltransport and accommodation.
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See the Eiffel Tower from above (Google Earth)