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Tickets for Montparnasse Tower: 56th Floor Panoramic Terrace

360° views over the entire City of Lights

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Best time to visit
From 10:00 to 22:00


  • Get an amazing view of Paris that includes the Eiffel Tower (and doesn't include the hideous Tour Montparnasse). That's win-win!
  • Looking out at the world's most romantic city from 210 meters, you may feel inspired to write a poem or sketch out a work of art that eventually sells for millions. Maybe not - but you never know
  • With fine dining on the 56th floor, and an open air observatory on the 59th, the Tour Montparnasse offers the best view and some of the best food in the city


The Eiffel Tower polarized public opinion when it was built, before eventually winning people over to become the beloved icon that it is today. Not so with Tour Montparnasse, which is universally loathed as a monstrous eyesore. However, it has unparalleled views of the City of Lights. If you long for a view, and the crowds at the Eiffel Tower are giving you a headache, this is your place.

Ugly it may be, but the Montparnasse Tower has Europe's fastest elevator - which will whisk you up to the 56th-floor observatory in just 38 seconds. From there you can enjoy spectacular 360 degrees views of the city. Plus, with the viewpoint indicators, films, touchscreens, and exhibition, you'll find yourself learning a whole lot about the French capital.

The 56th floor also houses the city’s highest restaurant, Le Ciel de Paris. So you can have fine dining with an equally fine view. But maybe 59 floors isn't quite enough for you; in that case, you can continue on up to the outdoor observatory on the 59th floor. 210 meters above street level, this is the place to cast your gaze across the city, hum a little Edith Piaf, and hold the hand of whoever you're with.


Tour Montparnasse
33 avenue du Maine, Paris

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Opening Hours

  • Apr 01 - Sep 30: 09:30 - 23:30

  • Oct 01 - Mar 31: Sun - Thu, 09:30 - 22:30

  • Fri, Sat and one day before a bank holiday: 09:30 - 23:00

  • The last elevator departs 30 minutes prior to closing time

Customer reviews

Julius, United Kingdom
Mar 15, 2017
Good tour although long wait ...
Olivia , United Kingdom
Feb 17, 2017
Incredible views and incredible experience, quiet but brilliant
Paul, Ireland
Feb 16, 2017
Tiqets gives you the ability to skip the line. Impressive views from the top.
Nov 14, 2016
The view was sublime during the night! It was worth the money and highly recommended with great service!
Oct 20, 2016
It was an amazing experience I will never forget!
Sep 26, 2016
My nephew, who was visiting from Australia, with his wife & their three boys, had the excellent idea of watching the sunset from the top of the Montparnasse Tower.
It was an unforgettable experience for all of us.
Sep 12, 2016
The top terace is outstanding. I enjoyed our visit better than to the Eiffel Tower...
Aug 14, 2016
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Aug 8, 2016
I have gone to a few different rooftops for panoramic views and I did like this one because it wasn't overcrowded, at least not up until sunset. There were drinks available and places to sit down and enjoy the moment. There are panels available that explain what you can see. What I didn't like was that the best pictures would have be taken where there were breaks in the glass and there weren't enough of these. There were 2 or 3 spots ideal for taking pictures of the Eiffel Tour and Les Invalides, however, they were hogged by a few people with tripods and big cameras or some others who just stood at these places and would not share the space with others. These people were set up when I arrived at 8:45pm and were still there when I left at 9:45pm. They did not have the courtesy to share the space with all of us others who just wanted to get a few shots and then let the next person get their shot. It's too bad there isn't some kind of policy so that everyone can have the same opportunity to get the nice picture.
Jul 23, 2016
A tower worth seeing,38 seconds in the elevator going to 56th floor