The Eiffel Tower has been evacuated due to a man climbing up the outside of the Paris landmark.
The Eiffel Tower has been closed to a security alert, after a man began climbing up the famous Parisian landmark.
The official Twitter account urged visitors to cancel their plans, warning: “The Eiffel Tower is currently closed until further notice.
We kindly advise our visitors to postpone their visit.” One visitor said: “Some kind of security incident at the Eiffel Tower.
We are at the top and not allowed to leave. Reports that someone is climbing the tower. Anyone know anything?”
Local media reported a trespasser had begun climbing up the famous tower.
Photos taken at the scene show a man climbing high above the city skyline.
The Eiffel Tower has been evacuated.