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Address: Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 55 37 73 77
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10:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Arc de triomphe was begun in 1806, on the orders of Napoleon I to...

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 role in the national republican consciousness. Every evening, the flame is lit on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the Great War. An exhibition portrays the history and explains its symbolic importance, nationally as well as internationally. The terrace provides superb views both by day and night across the city and its great sweeping avenues.-Opening hours : April to September: from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; October to March: from 10 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.-Closed: 1st January, 1st May, 8th May (morning), 14th July (morning), 11th November (morning), 25th December-Entry fees: Adults = 9,5 €; Concessions = 6 €; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups

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When history meets classical style. The FRENCH prestigious monument full of charm. What a nice trendy building that has been shaped over the years !

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Breath taking views once you are up. There are too many steps to climb. You need to be fit. But once you are up, take some good pictures

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When history meets classical style. The FRENCH prestigious monument full of charm. What a nice trendy building that has been shaped over the years !

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We enjoyed the climb up the spiral stairs to the top of this amazing monument. The views from the top did not disappoint! The view of the Eiffel tower would be best first thing in the morning or last thing in the afternoon - the sun is directly on the tower in the middle of the day. However, this may... More 

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Love hearing the history. Beautiful views. Central to so much. The spiral stairs can be a challenge but so worth it.

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The Arc de Triomphe makes a very nice photo at night. I arrived just before dusk but did not go to the top.

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The Place d'Etoile is the location of the Arc de Triomphe, and it really is a monumental must for a tourist visit to Paris. You climb up inside to the p,at form above and you can look down the star of boulevard ends. You can plan your walks to see the Right Bank attractions from your visit here, and get... More 

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Beautiful, architecture is stunning, I highly recommend getting the obligatory photo. It's massive in person.

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You cango to the top of it and have an amazing view! Really nice place to go if you wanna do something fun!

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If you are a european citizen and under 26 years old, do not miss the free entry to Arc de Triomphe! While the monument itself is very impressiv, the view from the top is really nice and you can watch the crazy traffic round you. ...only difficulty: finding the tunnel to get to the Arc :D

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This historical arch way is in the heart of Paris by the river Sien. One can walk from the famous Champ Elysee roads.

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