After remaining closed for three months due coronavirus outbreak, France’s world famous Eiffel Tower was reopened for the general public on Thursday.
An official statement issued by the government read that the Eiffel Tower would be opened for tours up to the 2nd floor by stairs upto June 30. Elevators would start functioning from July 1st onward.
The statement said that a host of sanitary measures have been put in place to ensure safety of the visitors and the staff, wearing masks and maintaining social distancing rules remain mandatory.
France is in the process of resuming normal life after a two-month long lock down as it reopens public places.
Museums and other cultural attractions have been re opened gradually since the beginning of June. Though certain health measures remain in effect, including hygiene rules and a ban on mass gatherings.