The Eiffel Tower District - Explore the essence of Parisian elegance
Categories : Discover Paris, published on : 1/9/24
Although the arrival of the Eiffel Tower has caused much discussion, today it is an essential symbol of elegance in Parisian life. Recognized throughout the world, this historic monument reflects all the essence of a district of Paris full of charm and refinement. Let's go and meet the Eiffel Tower district .
Discover the charm of the Eiffel Tower district
The Iron Lady is today the emblematic monument of Paris and France, and if its charm has not always been unanimously unanimous, today it represents Parisian elegance and has always strongly contributed to history. of the capital. The district is shaped around many other tourist sites, each of which has its place near the Eiffel Tower.
The history of the Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower was born from the imagination of Gustave Eiffel , on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1889. Intended to be dismantled after a few years, its aura was such that it was quickly decided to keep it in the Parisian landscape. However, this immense metal structure of more than 300 meters high did not receive only praise, and many Parisians viewed it with a dim eye, considering it a wart in the midst of the beauty of Paris. After several years of attracting more and more tourists, the Iron Lady has established itself in the daily lives of Parisians, and is gradually becoming the emblem of the capital throughout the world.
Today, the Eiffel Tower attracts millions of visitors each year , and it alone embodies Parisian elegance . Many events are also organized around it.
Here are some anecdotes about the Eiffel Tower which testify to its emblematic character:
- The tower's first visitors were Buffalo Bill and the English royal family;
- The Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in France (324 meters);
- The Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid tower in the world, with more than 7 million visitors per year;
- The starred restaurant Jules Verne, on the first floor of the tower, sees 2 marriage proposals per day, on average;
- There are around thirty monuments around the world that were inspired by the Eiffel Tower;
- A young American woman, madly in love with the Eiffel Tower, decided to marry him in 2007;
- The Iron Lady has its own post office, allowing tourists to post their postcards immediately.
The emblematic attractions of the Eiffel Tower district
You might think that it is difficult to exist in the face of the imposing aura of the Eiffel Tower. However, the monuments that surround it contribute to the charm of the district without ever suffering from the shadow of the Iron Lady. Several attractions are unmissable in this district of the 7th arrondissement of Paris.
Stroll through the paths of the Champ-de-Mars park
The Champ-de-Mars park is located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, near the École Militaire. This 24-hectare green space is the ideal place for a peaceful walk with a breathtaking view of the largest monument in Paris. For a picnic, for a walk, or simply to take a beautiful photo of the Eiffel Tower, the park and its large lawns are an invitation to relax.
Take a cruise on the Seine
Parisian tourist activity par excellence, the Bateau-Mouche ride is almost unmissable. Installed in a romantic boat, you travel along the Seine to discover the greatest monuments of the Eiffel Tower district: the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, the Orsay museum, the Alexandre III bridge, the Louvre museum...
Visit the Quai Branly Museum - Jacques Chirac
On the banks of the Seine, the Quai Branly museum is dedicated to non-Western arts. There is a vast collection of works from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, to the delight of art lovers.
Visit the Hôtel des Invalides
With its golden dome, the Hôtel National des Invalides , built under Louis XIV, still welcomes seriously disabled people and war wounded. From the Esplanade des Invalides, you will also have access to the Musée de l'Homme and the Musée de l'Armée, incredible sites for learning more about our history.
The Bleu de Grenelle hotel - your elegant oasis
In the 7th arrondissement, the Hôtel Bleu de Grenelle is like the Eiffel Tower and its neighborhood: elegant and stylish. This is the ideal place for a stay in the Eiffel Tower district.
Sophisticated rooms and exceptional comfort
At Bleu de Grenelle, the 57 rooms are divided into 12 categories, from the classic room to the family room, including the room with view of the Eiffel Tower . Our goal is to offer you an almost tailor-made offer, in a sophisticated and neat space where every detail is carefully thought out to provide an exceptional experience and an unforgettable stay.
Whether you come to Paris to work, to cultivate yourself, or to have a pleasant time with your family, the 4-star hotel adapts to all your desires and needs.
Exceptional services and amenities at our 4-star hotel
The entire team at the Bleu de Grenelle hotel goes well beyond your expectations, offering you a unique stay experience . The boutique hotel provides you with numerous services and facilities that will make your trip unforgettable. A delicious breakfast after a good night's sleep, a hot drink after a great day of sightseeing, a small cocktail to end the day well? We have thought of everything to satisfy you.
Paris, feel the elegance
Ideally located in the heart of the 15th arrondissement, on rue de Grenelle, The Bleu de Grenelle hotel is the starting point for all your Parisian discoveries . By public transport, on foot, or even by bike, all the most beautiful sites in the capital are within reach to make your stay a dream. To you the Trocadéro gardens , the Guimet museum, the Palais de Chaillot, the Arc de Triomphe, and even Montmartre. The Eiffel district is then just a door open to many discoveries.
A symbol of elegance and prestige, the Eiffel Tower district revolves around this monumental Iron Lady, but the entire district also vibrates under the chic and refined impulse of the other unmissable sites of the 7th arrondissement. The Bleu de Grenelle hotel is then your elegant base to live the experience in full.