Eiffel Tower marks 300 millionth visitor with live music

ANI | Updated: Sep 29, 2017 22:39 IST

Paris [France], Sep 29 (ANI): Eiffel Tower celebrated its 300 millionth visitor on Thursday since it was opened in 1889 with a Jazzier ambiance and music.

One of the most popular monuments in the world continued the celebration with the usual entrance fee waiver for the first 1,500 people arrived on the first floor after climbing 328 stairs for a party.

"There will be drums on the courtyard of the Eiffel Tower. On the second floor the ambiance will be jazzier, and at the top of the tower it will be a romantic atmosphere with a flute trio," France 24 quoted the tower's operator, SETE as saying.

A specially created light show for the event was also organised.

Around 5.8 million people have visited the Eiffel Tower since last year. (ANI)