Montparnasse Tower

The Montparnasse Tower is a high-rise building located in the 15th district of Paris, France. It was inaugurated in 1973 and is currently the tallest tower in the city with a height of 210 meters.

The Montparnasse Tower is also known as the Tour Maine-Montparnasse, in reference to the Montparnasse train station located just below. The tower was built in the 1970s, a time when high-rise buildings were considered symbols of modernity and progress. However, since its inauguration, the tower has been criticized for its austere appearance and negative impact on the urban landscape.

The 59-story Tour Montparnasse houses offices, restaurants, a shopping mall, and an observation deck at the top with a panoramic view of the city. The terrace is open to the public and is one of the tower's main tourist attractions.

The Montparnasse Tower is also known for its spectacular nighttime lighting. The lights that illuminate the tower at night are regularly changed to different colors to celebrate special events or festive occasions, making it a must-see sight for tourists and locals alike.

In conclusion, the Montparnasse Tower is an iconic building in Paris, which has been the subject of debate and controversy since its construction. Although its construction has been criticized, the tower has become a symbol of modern urbanism in Paris. It offers an exceptional panoramic view of the city and has become a popular tourist destination.

The Montparnasse Tower is easily accessible from our hotels located right next to it, near the Gaité Montparnasse and the Montparnasse train station, but also from our hotels located in Place d'Italie, near the Eiffel Tower and the Invalides, and near the Louvre and the Palais Royal.

Montparnasse Towerspecial selection of our hotels


  • From 98 Timhotel Paris Gare Montparnasse

    Hotel opposite Gare Montparnasse in a lively district

    Discover our 3-star hotel, nestled in the heart of the lively Montparnasse district, just 150 metres from Gare Montparnasse and opposite the majestic Tour Montparnasse. Our ideal location makes it perfect for both business and leisure breaks,...

    Opposite the Montparnasse Tower

  • Timhotel Odessa Montparnasse

    Hotel in the heart of the lively Gaité Montparnasse district

    Discover our 3-star hotel, nestled in the dynamic Montparnasse district, just a few minutes from Gare Montparnasse and Tour Montparnasse. Right in the heart of the liveliest part of this lively district, our establishment offers you a quality...

    Lively neighbourhood and quiet rooms

  • From 84 Timhotel Tour Montparnasse

    Charming hotel in the heart of the Montparnasse theatre district

    Discover our 3-star hotel, ideally located in the liveliest street in the Montparnasse district. Immerse yourself in the bustle of this street lined with numerous cafés, restaurants and theatres, including the famous Bobino Theatre. Just...

    Art Deco building