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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
+33 1 55 37 73 77
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We split into two groups and walked to Arc from Galeries Lafayette. Nice pleasant walk. This prepared us for the quick small line to ascend. Need to be in low/moderate physical shape to ascend. We passed some others who were have some challenges and we...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth the visit, we didn't go to the top only walked around the base. Don't try and cross the road here use the tunnel access under the road.

Thank bellajune
Reviewed yesterday

I am glad I hired a driver getting here, no sane person should want to drive around this place. However when you get there you will be awe inspired.

Thank Khari M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Queues were reasonable and we had a good clear day so could see for miles. Take binoculars if you have them. Lots of spiral stairs.

Thank Joy D
Reviewed yesterday

Take the underground passage over to the Arc and Check it out from underneath. If you want to climb "up" be prepared to wait a VERY long time & pay for it. Be sure to see The Unknown Soldier and Eternal Flame at the Arc...More

Thank Luvzog
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walked from arc de triomphe on champs elysee Avenue So many shopping around Impressive wonderful Magnificent Just do it We did visit two or three times in the same week

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such an amazing structure to visit! Believe the travel books that say you must use the underground access to reach the Arc because of the traffic. The cost of €12 for those over 18 is worth it for the trip to the top. 270 steps...More

Thank Rusnaktravelcrew
Reviewed yesterday

When I went to revisit the Arc de Triomphe, I was unable to get near it without buying a ticket. Once you go through the underpass to get to it, you can no longer get to the base for free as in the past. Before...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Obligatory visit. First time I went up, and the kid ran up the stairs like a jack rabbit. Pretty good all around views of Paris, from a central location. And the obligatory photos.

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is sooooooo many steps to climb and there is a circle too so if you are scared of heights, get dizzy easy or are really unfit then this is probably not for you! I LOVED IT !! The views from the top are amazing...More

1  Thank Charlotte F
This area is characterized by its namesake avenue
which extends northwest from the Louvre to the modern
business district, punctuated by the iconic Arc de
Triomphe. Grand embassies stand among impressive
offices and presidential palaces; architecture from
19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art
galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron
Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This
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20 June 2017|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can take night time photos up on top with your tripod: Hours(per the official website): April-Sept 10:00AM - 11:00PM Oct-March 10:00AM - 10:30PM
11 May 2017|
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Response from dtyh7836 | Reviewed this property |
Okay that is fine
16 April 2017|
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Response from NikolPar | Reviewed this property |
Yes they will let you, you will have no problem visiting the arc this way.