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Arc de Triomphe

Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 55 37 73 77
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Skip the Line: Arc de Triomphe Including Terrace Access
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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 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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Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
Champs-Élysées
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+33 1 55 37 73 77
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We didn't go up the Arc de Triomphe, honestly We kept saying, how in the world are we supposed to get across the street to go over there, because traffic was constant. So if you go over, be careful. From across the street we admired...More

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Enjoy the amazing views from the top and the history celebrating the many people who have lost their lives defending freedom.

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An amazing place. There is a tunnel to easily get to the centre of the roundabout where it is located. The traffic is crazy with no lanes, rules, or any semblance of organization. Its amazing just to sit and watch the many cars, bicycles, scooters...More

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The cost to enter the Arc de Triomphe is about 12 E. Be prepared to climb the 288 steps on a narrow, winding staircase. There is one way up, and another way down. There is a small museum inside the Arc, showcasing French military uniforms,...More

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I was disappointed in the Eiffel Tower, I didn't even have the Arc de Triomphe on my list of sites to see in Paris. When I stumbled across this gem I fell in love. It was beyond impressive and is a must see when in...More

Thank Ashley D
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On our second day in Paris we decided to walk up the Champs Elysées and visit the Arc de Triomphe. It was great. We walked up the stairs to the first level and then up to the top. Great views of all of Paris, definitely...More

Thank BIC5
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Reviewed yesterday

Make sure to use the underground tunnel to get here. Way too much traffic for dashing across. We stopped here after getting off the hop on, hop off bus. We took pictures, soaked in the history of the arch and tried to imagine the crowd...More

Thank PennDale
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The carvings and work that has gone into the arc de triomphe is fascinating. So many carvings, it's beautiful to see up close, so if you get chance it's worth a visit while you're in Paris.

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We loved walking around and up this monument. It beautifully designed and has a lot of meaning.The staff were very helpful and organised.

Thank Susan G
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I visited during July 2015 with my friends. It was wonderful place to see this mangificent monuments. Down the street you will see all high and costly brands showrooms. Had a nice time there.

Thank Kart P
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Alejandro N
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Kelly P | Reviewed this property |
The terrace is very big and basically goes around the whole top of the Arc de Triomphe. I don’t know if you can hold private events there. I guess it’s the best if you inquire with the official website of the monument.
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Annalyn R
June 9, 2018|
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Response from francoisehardly13 | Reviewed this property |
We bought them onsite. It was not busy at all. Maybe they changed their ticketing service.
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Annalyn R
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Discovering D | Reviewed this property |
You will be able to visit the Arc from an underground passage. It’s free to visit the ground level but you can pay to go up and have a better view of Paris. We didn’t go up but you can buy the tickets onsite. In all... More
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