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Eiffel Tower Travel Hack Only Parisians Know

Most tourists stroll through Paris not realizing they’re missing out on one of the city’s coolest attractions. If you want the wool removed from your eyes and your optic nerves connected to something smooth, we recommend watching the following video.

Anything a little whimsical? Watch the video below and you will be the judge.

The above video, credited to the Instagram account @eliaxsimon (whose profile indicates that he is a labor and employment lawyer), was reposted on Parisian snobbery at the beginning of this month. The video begins with the line “I bet you didn’t know how the lights go out at 1am”.

“Look at this.”

The video then shows how the lights go out, with the lower section first, then the upper section, then the whole tower lit up in dancing, almost Christmas lights.

“Oh man! I remember seeing this and it was magical!!!” we wrote.

However, not everyone was blown away by this free light show. A follower of Parisian Snobiety, @dentist_claw, wrote; “If this disco light shines through my window at 1 a.m. I’m moving out of this place.

Another Instagram user @_am___mariemb, said: “It starts at 8 p.m., every hour for 5 mins it shines. Not just at 1 a.m., it actually stops at 1 a.m. Small note.

Another user, @laura_ashley1398, then shared a clever hack for the Eiffel Tower light show. She wrote, “If you’re in Jules Verne you can see it from the inside, it’s so cool!”

Jules Verne is an Eiffel Tower restaurant, known for its creative French cuisine and city views. As for its price, a Google review reads, “My wife and I ate here a few weeks ago and our total bill was $700 for the two of us.”

This hack is also recommended by Cultural tripwho wrote in their article on Eiffel Tower travel hacks: “Making a reservation at one of the two Eiffel Tower restaurants will also allow you to skip the queues as both have a separate entrance. .

“You can either go informally on the 1st upstairs at 58 Tour Eiffel, where a chic picnic will set you back €42.50; or opt for a gastronomic experience on the 2n/a level with Le Jules Verne, where you can enjoy a 3-course lunch menu at €105 and a 5- or 6-course dinner menu at €190 or €230.

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It’s also worth noting that technically taking videos and photos of the Eiffel Tower is illegal due to an old copyright law.

As a YouTube video creator Half as interesting explains, copyright law gives the “original creator of a thing exclusive rights to its sale and distribution for as long as he lives, plus a certain amount of time.”

The Eiffel Tower’s copyright expired in 1993, so its likeness, design, and structure are in the public domain. This means you are allowed to take, share, sell or post as many photos and videos of the tower as you want – during the day.

But because the tower’s nighttime light show was added in 1985, it’s still protected by French copyright law as an artistic work.

Thereby, Initiated reports, “It is illegal to share, sell or publish photos and videos of the Eiffel Tower lit up at night without the prior permission of the Société d’Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel.”

“That said, the copyright of the Eiffel Tower has never been enforced in court” (Initiated).

Something to ponder over your next burnt cappuccino…

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