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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
A monument that is better to visit at night in my opinion, so that you can enjoy a night view of Paris from up high. You’ll have to climb many many stairs to get up on top but it’s all worthy.Combine it with a night...More
Definitely worth visiting if you’re in the city for a few days as it gives you great views of the city. I went on a weekday evening around 5PM and there was no line to enter. Yes, it is included in the Museum Pass.
It can be a bit difficult to work out how to actually get to the centre of the round about to be underneath the Arc de Triumph. If you go underground by the edge of the roundabout you will see a long queue, that's to...More
If you visit Paris you most probably will be seeing Arc de Triomph from all over. It is of course much more impressive to see it close by after a nice walk at Champs Elysee. You can go up the monument if you like or...More