When in Paris! Celebs Pose With the Eiffel Tower

Suzy Byrne
Editor, Yahoo Entertainment & Lifestyle

Look out, Paris! This year’s Bastille Day celebration will bring none other than our Twitter-obsessed president, Donald Trump, who will attend the traditional July 14 military parade down the Champs-Élysées with French President Emmanuel Macron. But all through the year, celebrities love visiting the City of Light — and being in the capital city gets them posing like tourists.

Chris Pratt

“Just had a groundbreaking idea to touch the tip of the Eiffel Tower in this photo,” joked the Jurassic Park star in November. “I said, ‘Hey, I’m about to do something nobody has ever done before… This pose is now legally called a #chrisPratt. I have patented it. If you do this pose you can be sued.” Good luck with that. (Photo: Chris Pratt via Instagram)

Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Carter

Let’s face it: If Beyoncé thinks it’s cool to pose by the Eiffel Tower (like she did here with Blue in July 2016), it’s cool. Maybe she’ll get the twins in there next time. (Photo: Beyoncé.com)

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian never misses a photo op, so it’s no surprise she rounded up her girl gang for a shot in front of the iconic monument before her 2014 wedding. (She reshared the pic a year later.) These days, she has mixed feelings about the city though. (Photo: Kim Kardashian via Instagram)

Hailee Steinfeld and Taylor Swift

Paris is known for being a romantic city, but it’s just as fun with a friend, as Taylor Swift knows. The songstress and Hailee Steinfeld made a day of it in 2013, “meandering around” and “laughing hysterically.” (Photo: Taylor Swift via Twitter)

Jennifer Aniston

Speaking of romance, Jennifer Aniston dined with Justin Theroux at the Eiffel Tower in February 2016. He shared this photo of his new bride (and that blinding ring!) that he captioned with a rose. (Photo: Justin Theroux via Instagram)

Justin Theroux

While the Leftovers actor didn’t make the cut in his own pic with Jen, he selfied, while partially undercover, during another trip to the city a month earlier. (Photo: Justin Theroux via Instagram)

Emma Watson

During the Beauty and the Beast press junket in Paris in February, Emma Watson took a break from doing interviews to get her pose on. (Photo: The Press Tour via Instagram)

Patrick Dempsey

A little bit of Patrick Dempsey, pictured here in May, paired with a lotta scenic Paris equals joy. (Photo: Patrick Dempsey via Twitter)

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey likes the finer things in life — and that includes a hotel room with a view when she’s in Paris. The diva gave a shout-out to the Plaza Athénée hotel in April 2016 “for the most beautiful view.” Not just anyone can make Mariah happy, so kudos to management. (Photo: Mariah Carey via Instagram)

Ryan Phillippe

Sometimes, even stars don’t like their selfies. “This dumb selfie of me & eiffel tower makes it look like i’m 1000% not in paris but standing in front of a drawing of tower or superimposed,” wrote Ryan Phillippe in November. Better luck next time! (Photo: Ryan Phillippe via Instagram)

Brie Larson

Paris is for … opposite lovers? Oscar winner Brie Larson, who is clearly a Haim fan, enjoyed a trip to the capital city in July for a fashion show, but she also did a cool hair flip with tallest freestanding structure in France as a backdrop. Multitasking is important. (Photo: Brie Larson via Instagram)

Gigi Hadid

Doesn’t she really stand out in black and white? Oh, Gigi Hadid, pictured in a throwback, does too. (Photo: Gigi Hadid via Instagram)

Beyoncé and Jay Z

Kisses from Hova! Beyoncé also got her pose on with Jay-Z in July 2016. (Photo: Beyoncé via Instagram)

Henry Cavill

When in Paris, Superman goes for a run. Describing the city as “far more beautiful than I remember,” Cavill, with a caterpillar on his lip, shared a snap from his run in April. (Photo: Henry Cavill via Instagram)

Diane Kruger

Magnifique! Diane Kruger showed off her “but(t)” on a balcony as she looked toward the monument in February. Think this is Norman Reedus’s screensaver? (Photo: Diane Kruger via Instagram)

Lewis Hamilton

The race car driver isn’t always speeding by things. In Paris in January, he did a “12K run to start the day,” which brought him by the Eiffel Tower, where he stopped to selfie. (Photo: Lewis Hamilton Instagram)

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman jumped in front of it — with a cup of joe? — when in town for business, promoting Chappie, in 2015. (Photo: Hugh Jackman via Instagram)

Nicole Richie and Sparrow Madden

Kisses with kiddos in front of the Eiffel Tower makes for a cool photo op — just ask Nicole Richie. For her son Sparrow’s birthday in 2015, when he turned 6, she shared a flashback of her baby when he was still a tot. (Photo: Nicole Richie via Instagram)

Jessica Alba

The Honest Company guru/sometimes actress looked “Paris chic” for a Dior show in March 2016. (Photo: Jessica Alba via Instagram)

Karlie Kloss

Kisses from Klossy! The model puckered up to the iconic sight in July. “Paris je t’aime,” she captioned this selfie, snapped from afar. That is very clear. (Photo: Karlie Kloss via Instagram)

Repeat poser! In 2015, Karlie wrote, “Bonjour Paris,” on this pic of her posing beneath it again while rocking messy bangs. (Photo: Karlie Kloss via Instagram)

As far as her obsession with taking pix with the Eiffel Tower, she noted in 2016, “Never gets old. I love playing tourist in this town.” Lucky her to be able to do so that often. (Photo: Karlie Kloss via Instagram)

Paris Jackson

They’ll always have Paris! Paris Jackson and her now ex-boyfriend Michael Snoddy posed beneath the Eiffel Tower in January. She dumped him by February. (Photo: Paris Jackson via Instagram)

Bridget Moynahan

“Oui oui Mon Cheri,” Blue Bloods actress Bridget Moynahan captioned this photo in January. Her trip was filled with “friends” and “fabulous” “fun times,” she noted. (Photo: Bridget Moynahan via Instagram)

John Stamos

“If I was a city I’d want to be Paris,” wrote the Fuller House star, looking more like The Bachelor, in 2016. So who got his rose? His girlfriend, model Caitlin McHugh. (Photo: John Stamos via Instagram)

Eva Longoria

Like Karlie and Beyoncé, Eva likes to be snapped with the Eiffel Tower. She captioned this shot, taken in May, “Oh hello Paris…..” (Photo: Eva Longoria via Instagram)

She rocked a similar incognito look during a walk by in December. (Photo: Eva Longoria via Instagram)

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