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Observatoire Panoramique de la Tour Montparnasse

33 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris, France
+33 1 45 38 52 56
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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33 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday

I went here for sunset, during my 1st ever trip to Paris. I got there about an hour before sunset and found a spot and got some great images. It's definitely worth the price.

Thank George M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Place is dirty and run down. Staff is extremely rude. Not kidding. Do not spend any time or money coming here.

Thank SonOfMartin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our visit began by our being repeatedly bumped back in line by tour guides with groups because only one cashier was open. Your visit to the tower should be planned by time and weather. A cloudy day or early afternoon would be best. Our views...More

Thank RochesterDoug
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

360 degree views of the beautiful city of Paris. We paid €17 on the day so maybe go for the €15 online offers if you're definitely going. No queue & swift entry, we got there about 10.30am on a Saturday. Beware that champagne not served...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In contrast to the many positive reviews on this site, our impression was that of an overpriced tourist trap. The "fine dining" area on the 56th floor is a cafeteria-like snack bar. The observation deck on the 59th is a windy open area not unlike...More

Thank argodog4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked online which was really easy. We turned up and there were no queues, went straight up to 56th floor. The views were fabulous and it's well worth the money. I got an email earlier asking for feedback and found out about several other...More

1  Thank GingerElbow
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tour Montparnasse is awesome , the view is stunning and worth a look. Adult price is 17 Euro and for that you just get the view :-( It's very touristy-money orientated there and on every step they want you to spend, take pictures and pay,...More

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Thank mrister
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had no idea what to expect as booked this as part of a package. To say we were all surprised is an understatement. There were no queues, the staff were excellent and very, very friendly. We quickly passed security (don't put money through the...More

1  Thank Edward M
Reviewed 4 days ago

A really nice view over Paris. Much nicer than the view from Eiffeltower because here you can see the Eiffeltower.

Thank Jonas D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I pre-booked having seen this on travel man on channel 4. Although I had been to Paris before and been up the Eiffel Tower, thus was meant to be a batter view as you can see the Paris skyline with the Eiffel Tower in it....More

1  Thank Julia G
Nelly R, community manager at Observatoire Panoramique de la Tour Montparnasse, responded to this review

Dear Julia G, We would like to thank for your visit. Too bad you got bad weather... Maybe next time you’ ll have a sunny week 😊 Also, thanks for your feedbacks that we take into account. See you soon, The Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck.

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Susan P
Do they inspect your bags before you go up in the tower? Can you take refreshments?
12 May 2017|
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Response from leni_away | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a security check of much the same sort as museums etc in Paris. No-one showed any interest in whether we had food (and i always carry some water with me). There were several visitors with those small-medium... More
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leni_away
Were you able to buy your tickets at Montparnasse Tower or do you have to buy them on line / in advance, please?
9 May 2017|
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Response from Eric N | Reviewed this property |
I bought mine in the lobby of the tower and went straight up. There was a short queue but I assume there could be a longer wait at the height of the tourist season.
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VALENTINELADY
I am planning on visiting Paris in late August and photography is my passion. What is a good time to arrive, so that I can possibly score one of the slots in the glass for a sunset picture. I don't like being pushy nor having to ask others to share their spot, because I don't want to distract them. I'd rather get there early enough to catch a spot and then share it with other regular tourists like myself. This is a must picture for me on my trip and I don't want get to the top and find that I can only take the picture with the glass.
18 April 2017|
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Response from Ontario76 | Reviewed this property |
I don't expect you should have a problem. The gaps and slots in the glass can accomodate about a hundred people at a time, so I think towards the sunset will be good for 20 or 50 people at a time too. Unless you get all... More
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