One of the most visited sites in the French capital Paris the Eiffel Tower will reopen for the visitors on June 25.
The Eiffel Tower will be reopened for the general public more than three months after shuttering in the lockdown in France due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The landmark will be emerged from its longest closure since World War II with the limited visitor numbers at first. According to the statement issued on the Eiffel Tower’s website, the face masks will be mandatory for all over the age of 11.
According to the details, at first, only visits by the stairs will be available, and not by elevator, the statement said, as a means of ensuring a safe distance between people to limit infection risk.
“To ensure that ascending and descending visitors do not meet in the stairs, ascent will take place from the East pillar and descent by the West pillar,” added the website, with a limited number of visitors per floor at a time.
On the other hand, the operators have decided to keep the top level of the Eiffel Tower close for now. The said that “since the lifts taking visitors from second to the top floor of the landmark are small. It might re-open during the summer.”