The Eiffel Tower is arguably the most recognizable landmark in the current world. Aside from being a symbol of Paris, of France, and often of Europe, the tower itself is an incredible monument that eclipses what I had expected. The tower is an impressive structure, certainly, but pictures simply don’t do it justice. It’s almost something that you have to see in person to really comprehend.
Here’s a video of the “sparkle show” in the evenings: DSCN1948
Looking in the direction away from the Tower: