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Safety recommendations

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For a successful visit

During your visit, pickpockets may be operating around the esplanade of the Eiffel Tower and on the building’s floors.

Be particularly attentive:

  • in queues on the ground floor and on the 2nd floor;
  • at the information point on the ground floor;
  • in the elevators;
  • in the official Eiffel Tower stores.

 

Here are a few guidelines for you to follow:

  • close your bags and hold them in front of you;
  • do not show your money;
  • put your money in several inner pockets or in several different compartments in your bag;
  • do not put your wallet in your back pockets;
  • do not listen to advice from strangers at ticket machines;
  • pay attention to your bags and pockets when you are taking photos;
  • ask a security guard for help in the case of a problem.

 

You may consult a document by the Paris Police Authorities, "Paris in complete safety" which informs you about all types of theft and also provides a list of useful numbers.

 

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