Tourists in Paris lament construction works

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Tourists can finally flock to Paris after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic but many are frustrated by the construction works spoiling views of famous sights such as the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral. Monuments including the Louvre museum and Grand Palais are covered with scaffolding, wooden fencing or billboards as the City of Light gears up to host the Olympics in 2024, sparking disappointment in tourists looking for the perfect snap. “It’s a shame this area is under construction because it’s also the most emblematic part of Paris,” said Spanish tourist Eva Caro, as she wandered aro…

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