Eiffel Tower, Louvre among Paris tourism sites seeing smaller crowds after terror attacks

January 18, 2015 3:00 PM

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Eiffel Tower, Louvre among Paris tourism sites seeing smaller crowds after terror attacks

A tourist takes photographs, right, as French police patrol under the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Since last week’s terrorist attacks that killed 17 people in Paris, the swarms of sightseers have thinned below Paris’ most visited monument, the Eiffel Tower. Among the tourists that were still braving visits, many took comfort in the extra security presence. With 10,500 troops deployed across the country, including 6,000 in the Paris region alone, the security operation put in motion after the attacks is the most extensive on French soil in recent history. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) (The Associated Press)

Tourists walks in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Since last week’s terrorist attacks that killed 17 people in Paris, the swarms of sightseers have thinned below Paris’ most visited monument, the Eiffel Tower. Among the tourists that were still braving visits, many took ...

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