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Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world. The French capital holds incredible sightseeing places, but without a doubt, the jewel in the crown is the Eiffel Tower.

Located at the end of the Champ de Mars on the banks of the River Seine, this Parisian monument, a symbol of France and its capital, is the tallest structure in the city and one of the most visited monuments in the world.

It was built in a little over two years, and back then it generated some controversy among the artists of the time, who saw it as an “iron monster”. After completing its function as part of the World’s Fair of 1889 and 1900, it was used in tests of the French army with communication antennas.

If you’ve ever visited the place, or maybe you’re thinking of going, Google Maps now offers you the opportunity to take a sneak peek.

You can see Paris from the palm of your hand. From which food places are near you, even “traveling” with the ease of pressing a button.

A carousel of images that together manage to show you a 360° view at 1100 feet, all on your computer or phone screen.

More than 7 million people visit the tower each year to take in the spectacular views, according to the attraction’s official website, with over 250 million people from around the world visiting since it first opened in 1889.

Those who have been there often say that there is no place in the French city that cannot be seen from the top of the tower. A little advice, during the night the place charges unique magic that cannot be compared to a visit during the day.

If you want to check it out you just need to turn on your browser and take a look at one of the most incredible places in Europe without spending a single dollar.

Video: Artist Makes The Eiffel Tower ‘Float’ With Amazing Optical Illusion