The tourism industry of France was severely hit after the entire country went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the foreign visitors has a good news- the Eiffel Tower in Paris reopens after more than three months. This is the longest closure since World War Two. However, the top observation deck will remain closed to the public to ensure a safe distance between people to limit the outbreak of coronavirus.
The number of visitors will be limited, meanwhile, face mask are compulsory for the children aged over 11. Guests will also have to use the stairs since lifts are out of use until July 1. Only eight people will be allowed into the elevators at a time.
The tower, completed in 1889, receives about seven million visitors every year – approximately three-quarters of them from abroad – according to its website.