Eiffel Tower closed indefinitely after Paris attacks

Monday, November 16th, 2015. Filed under: Destinations World News


(Paris-AFP) – The Eiffel Tower will be closed indefinitely following the wave of deadly attacks in Paris, the iconic landmark’s operator said on Saturday.

The company decided to close the monument — normally visited by up to 20,000 people a day — after Friday’s attacks which claimed at least 128 lives, a spokeswoman told AFP. It will remain closed “until further notice,” she added.


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