Seeing the Eiffel Tower is worth it. The view from the top it breathtaking. So, what about having an apartment just there?
The monument’s creator, Gustave Eiffel, decided that he would work in his own private apartment into the top. Back in the day, only the most special guests to visit him was allowed into the apartment. One of them was Thomas Edison.
Today, after being off limits for years, the apartment is on display for visitors to come and peer into. Much of the furnishings remain the same and there are a couple of rather wan looking mannequins of Eiffel and Edison. For the right type of architectural admirer Eiffel’s secret apartment could inspire as much jealousy today as it did when it was built.