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Review of Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe
Ranked #14 of 2,262 things to do in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

So far, the most beautiful building we saw in Paris... By far from the rest.
There is an under pass to get to it, not sure if you can buy a ticket in advance, cause the queue is long to get up.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hlev2017
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

It is a wonderful place to visit if you have time. Even just for a photo. You cannot do anything else. But if you haven't seen something similar, worths your time.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Make sure you go to the bathroom before going to the top. The line will take 45 to get through (bathroom). Buy tix in advance and make sure u go to the security line. Be ready to hike up 268 stairs. View is priceless

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank johanns_sarah
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This was a bit of a hike for me, but I am a lazy soul, I can honestly say it was worth it. The magnificence of this landmark is awe inspiring. Overjoyed that I didn’t skip it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank rydbomt
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Such a Paris landmark - a must see! It was my 14 year old daughters favorite part of our visit to Paris.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 750fran
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