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Arc de Triomphe: Tours & Tickets

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The Arc de triomphe was begun in 1806, on the orders of Napoleon I to honour the victories of his Grande Armée. Inspired by the great arches of antiquity, the monument combines the commemorative with the symbolic and it has always played a major...more
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Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed today

Climbing the Arc de Triomphe is well worth it, there are quite a few steps on a spiral staircase, so probably not for people with limited mobility. Great views from the top and a lot of entertainment watching the cars going round the Arc de...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Pipolata
Reviewed today via mobile

Skip the line made it so easy. Did not climb to the top on our first visit to Paris but managed to do this in our return. My parents have mobility issues and the staff was so helpful getting them to elevators to meet us...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gonavy1992
Reviewed today

Real iconic must see monument in Paris. It is a really beautiful monument with a lot of history and with a great view from the top. Only negative thing, too many cars and traffic around this monument.

Date of experience: October 2019
30  Thank F-F-7676
Reviewed yesterday

I tried to find this monument twice, once on a stroll alone. The second time was a charm because my husband was with me and I happened to turn around to see the icon I had been searching for all day. (I had given up...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Sharron H
Reviewed yesterday

Fab architecture and loved watching the cars navigate their way round. Took ages to find the correct walk way under the road to actually get onto the island and then the queues to get to the top were really long so didn't bother going up....More

Date of experience: November 2019
5  Thank wendykU5844TI
Reviewed yesterday

Be prepared for lots of stairs to the top. The views are great and the landmark itself is very beautiful. Lots of history inside this museum. The roundabout is in so many movies we had to visit!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here yesterday it's such an impressive experience to see how big and the French flag blowing is beautiful. I was really impressed with the structure. Only issue is getting to the actual monument is difficult the traffic is SO crazy round it tourists...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank amys354
Reviewed 2 days ago

20,000 steps taken that day (me with a broken foot no less!) we visited the Arc de Triomphe, may I just say I it was totally worth taking the steps up to the top to see the views of all 12 spokes off the circle...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Ninjamama1
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view from the Arc is second to none, it was unfortunate for us that the day we went was overcast and couldn't see the Effiel Tower in its entirety, but in my opinion, you get a much better view of the city that from...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Viajerofeliz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its a crowded and high traffic area. Its great to stand under the ARC and just imagine WW II events there.

Date of experience: November 2019
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ALW8026
August 16, 2019|
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Response from prestedge7 | Reviewed this property |
100% you can use e-tickets. I did. Although it should say at time of purchase weather they need to be printed or not
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ymanvitha
June 27, 2019|
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Response from Estuardo_Santillan | Reviewed this property |
Hi ymanvitha: Yes... you can take your selfie sticks to the top... and also... there is a section in the middle of the Champs-Elysées where you can talk selfies from the actual avenue with the Arc de Triomphe as... More
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Safari135372
June 15, 2019|
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Response from Sherry H | Reviewed this property |
Go to the roof top for a great view! We didn’t have any pickpocket or yellow vest issues during our recent visit, just pay attention to your surroundings. If you have mobility issues, there is a lift... you just need to... More
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