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Observatoire Panoramique de la Tour Montparnasse

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Address: 33 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris, France
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Montparnasse Observation Deck offers a unique, spectacular panoramic view!...

Montparnasse Observation Deck offers a unique, spectacular panoramic view! This unique view point, which overlooks Paris from a height of 200 meters, offers a360° view of the capital, with a stunning 25 miles of visibility on clear days .Day and night, enjoy a spectacular, breathtaking view of the City of Lights.

Ideally located in the Montparnasse neighbourhood, this unique, central view point in Paris allows you to see all of the city's most famous attractions and monuments: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum, the Arc de Triomphe, the familiar streets and rooftops...

Two viewing levels:

The 56th covered floor : a modern and comfortable space, with displays that help visitors better understand its history and its dynamism : exhibition about historic Paris, interactives terminals and panorama. Also, one site food and beverage options and souvenirs shop,

- The outdoor terrace at 210 meters high which was designed to maximise the astonishing view of Paris. During the summer you can enjoy the unforgettable view from the Champagne bar* while sipping bubbly.

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Montparnasse Tower 56th Floor Observation Deck Direct Entry Ticket
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Montparnasse is a little out of the way of the major attractions but easily served by every form of public transport. Tour Montparnasse dominates the skyline of Paris as it towers... read more

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Montparnasse is a little out of the way of the major attractions but easily served by every form of public transport. Tour Montparnasse dominates the skyline of Paris as it towers 210m above the Place Montparnasse. On the 56th floor is an observation deck with flor to ceiling windows on all sides affording the most astonishing view of the city.... More 

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If you are in Paris... You must visit this place, that's​ it. And since Paris' lights are magnificent, then try to go at night.

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The tour Montparnasse provides the very best view of Paris, day or night, from the 56th floor or 59th rooftop deck. I suggest buying the night &day pass, good for 48 hours. Get your bearings of Paris bt day, be amazed by the city of lights by night. And if you want the best view of Le tour Eiffel, then... More 

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We were really lucky with the weather on an April trip to Paris, brilliant sunshine and lots of hot walking. My 17 year old was a bit "museumed out" but keen to get some good shots for Instagram! I read that although the Parisians were up in arms when the enormous Tour Montparnasse was built (and the area is not... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful view of the city of paris. Not much to do other than walk around and look but it was a nice view.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the observation tower the first night to get a beautiful overview of the city. Then is relative comfort, we were able to sit inside and wait for The Eiffel Tower light show! Great view and fun way to view the whole city from above. Loved it!!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Montparnasse Tower is great. You get views of all of Paris in a pleasant environment. It is not packed with tourists and you can move or stay as you please. 686 feet high, Hidden gem.

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Nelly R, Responsable relations clients at Observatoire Panoramique de la Tour Montparnasse, responded to this review

Hi GlobalVilla9er, Thank you for your message. We're delighted you enjoyed getting views of all Paris in a pleasant environnement! We'll be glad to welcome you again soon. Best, Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck. More 

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Everyone is searching for a view of Paris in which the eiffel tower can be seen, there are lots of views, such like the arch de triomph but, in this one, we can see the eiffel tower from a better perspective, a very unique experience but, I would like to recommend something, make a bigger and a better entrance, is... More 

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Nelly R, Responsable relations clients at Observatoire Panoramique de la Tour Montparnasse, responded to this review

Dear Genaro R, Thank you for sharing your experience! We're delighted you enjoyed it! We take into account your suggestion. Thanks again, Best, Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck. More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must go place in Paris. Can see all the interesting landmarks with a birds-eye view. Would be a wonderful place to enjoy the sunset in a clear summer evening on the roof top. Wondering what it would be like when the sky is dark.

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Nelly R, Responsable relations clients at Observatoire Panoramique de la Tour Montparnasse, responded to this review

Dear Mooyao, Thank you for your message. We're glad you enjoyed seeing all the landmarks with a bird-eye view! The view is unique each moment of the day  Thanks again, Best, Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck. More 

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It was raining the day we went and it was part of our Paris Pass - so with time to kill we decided to give it a try. The entrance for the Observatory is seperate from the main building but easy enough to locate. It is next door to a fairly large mall so keep that in mind if you... More 

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Nelly R, Responsable relations clients at Observatoire Panoramique de la Tour Montparnasse, responded to this review

Dear yaflincoln, Thank you for your message! We're glad you enjoyed the unique view of the whole Paris including the Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur, the Louvre, La Défense... This unique view point of view, 210 m high, gives you an exceptional panoramic view of Paris. On clear days you can see as far as 25 miles. Best,... More 

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The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas, brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and historical monuments and treasures. In between lie adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small gardens to match. Just a short metro ride away from the centre of Paris this neighbourhood has something for every hour of the day.
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