Paris’ signature spire is indisputably the Eiffel Tower. But this 324m-tall tower was only designed by Gustave Eiffel as a temporary display for the World’s Fair of 1889. Fortunately, the success of the art nouveau tower ensured its longevity with is magnificent aura. The best time to experience this defining fixture is during the sunset when the 20,000 bulbs on the iron lady begin to sparkle, and there’s no doubt that every now and then you’ll catch sight of romantic proposals under this iconic symbol of love. The Champ de Mars is a wide public park, right next to the Eiffel Tower. It’s the perfect place for an outdoor party, particularly popular among young people at night.