Tourists and Parisians will from Thursday again be able to admire the view of the French capital from the Eiffel Tower after a three-month closure due to the coronavirus -- but only if they take the stairs.
The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday after a man was seen climbing up the iconic Paris landmark, one of France's biggest tourist draws, the operating company said.
The global outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) triggered an indefinite closure of the iconic landmark -- the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Security guards roused the men "in the early morning" as they were making their rounds before the French landmark's 9:00 am opening time.
The lifts of the "Iron Lady" again whisked tourists to its 300-metre (1,000-foot) summit and its majestic views of the French capital as a marching band played.
Workers at the Eiffel Tower are using a blowtorch to melt the ice collecting on its surfaces and snow was blocking roads and halting trains and school buses Wednesday across northern France.
Francois Prost has released the series in a photobook, which presents photographs of the Parisian originals side-by-side with the Tianducheng replicas.
Frenchman Nathan Paulin embarked on a dangerous adventure in Paris on Saturday, after completing a 600-metre tightrope crossing between the Eiffel Tower and a building on the other side of the Seine, drew applause from a watching crowd in Paris.
“Burj Khalifa shines a red heartbeat for #HeroesShineBright, a global initiative by the World Federation of Great Towers, thanking those who've selflessly worked towards saving lives and healing the world.”