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Arc de Triomphe

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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
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Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed today via mobile

Today we went to the Arc de Triomphe, what an impressive building. The big bus dropped us off across the road on the champs élysées, we then walked through the tunnel under the Place Charles de Gaulle to the ticket office. We were lucky the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank markgV990TK
Reviewed today

First off, there is a tunnel entrance to get to the monument otherwise you will never get across that street! Tickets are not too expensive but the line will make you wait quite a bit. The steps will probably leave you breathless but take a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BJ H
Reviewed today

Though a little confusing at first as to how to get the Arc de Triomphe, it is worth it! We figured out quickly you must access it underground. We may have taken a few wrong turns but eventually made our way to the spot and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RealtorBonnieJean
Reviewed today

It is very congested by both pedestrian and vehicle traffic around this historic landmark. Make sure to use the pedestrian tunnel out to it and not cross the street.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mark P
Reviewed today via mobile

We took a taxi to the Arc and then walked underground through the tunnel to get to the actual Arc. We had pre-purchased Skip the line tickets with terrace access (€13 from Viator) for Thursday Sept 12, good for any time. Our tickets were emailed...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

身為巴黎知名地標,我想就算不上去在底下拍照打卡也是很值得的。凱旋門可以用巴黎博物館通行証上去,不過真的要爬無止境的樓梯。我到的時候已經晚上了,可以一覽巴黎夜景以及夜晚的巴黎鐵塔,十分漂亮。 As a famous monument in Paris, I think it’s worthy of visiting even you just want to take a picture and check in on the ground. You can visit it by museums pass but you will pass the endless stairs if you want to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank _T6788KG
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You have to climb up to the top to see the beautiful Paris. I do not remeber the exact fee (12 Euro?), I was visiting on June. But the view is fantastic! There was a 45 minutes que, but I have no regrets.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful architecture on champs elisee, really interesting stone details. You can go ip stairs and see the city.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank flad370
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This is probably the most or second most (after Eiffel Tower) famous French landmark. A state of art huge Arch. Wonderfully decorated with beautiful sculpture. Located on one end of Champs Elysee street. You may go up to the terrace on the top where you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank OsmanB511
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Arc de Triumph is massive when it comes to historical importance and also the building itself, is beautiful, you can climb to the top and get amazing views of the city, this and the Eiffel Tower were the two things I couldn't leave Paris...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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ALW8026
August 16, 2019|
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Response from prestedge7 | Reviewed this property |
100% you can use e-tickets. I did. Although it should say at time of purchase weather they need to be printed or not
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ymanvitha
June 27, 2019|
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Response from Estuardo_Santillan | Reviewed this property |
Hi ymanvitha: Yes... you can take your selfie sticks to the top... and also... there is a section in the middle of the Champs-Elysées where you can talk selfies from the actual avenue with the Arc de Triomphe as... More
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Safari135372
June 15, 2019|
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Response from Sherry H | Reviewed this property |
Go to the roof top for a great view! We didn’t have any pickpocket or yellow vest issues during our recent visit, just pay attention to your surroundings. If you have mobility issues, there is a lift... you just need to... More
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