Paris closes the Eiffel Tower, museums, movies and all cultural treasures after terrorist attacks




Paris, known for its cultural treasures and lively public spaces, is closing all of them as authorities try to secure the city after devastating terror attacks that killed 129 people, with most of the deaths at one of the city’s most legendary theaters.

Paris is closing all of its performance spaces, concert halls, theaters, museums, libraries, schools and pools as well as its open-air markets. The city is also closing down all movie theaters. Like the popular Louvre Museum and the Musee D’Orsay, the Eiffel Tower is also off-limits until further notice, authorities said. The city already shut down all of its 245 Metro stations and blocked off many public spaces; demonstrations and rallies are banned until at least Thursday Read more…

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