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The city's largest public square has a lengthy history as well - it served as the site of the guillotine that was used to execute Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Robespierre and many others during the French Revolution.
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| At the end of the Champs Elysses, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Place de la Concorde has one of the oldest monuments in Paris. The Luxor Obelisk may have been installed in the 1830's, but it is actually over 3000 years old. It was gift from Egypt that is actually pretty cool and ornate...and they even...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has so much beauty in this one block. So much history as well. The obelisk over 3,000 years old. I love the instructions on the side of the obelisk - looks like IKEA instructions to me. This is also the place where Marie Antoinette...More

Thank VickiA63
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a nice enough square, but at the end of the day it is just a tall pointy thing with cars driving around it.

Thank SuperTed19
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cross this big square at your own risk as there is always a lot of traffic trying to race by. Big obelisk in the center. Famous statues and a fountain. Stone, no greenery. Way too polluted. It's very historic as this is where the nobility...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

See the statue in the middle of the road, feels like just a second we go to Arabs world, so ancient. But after we see around, we are going back to France.. A lot of France Street food surrounding in open space. Must try...

Thank FALISHA01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning fountain, obelisk and street lamps. Wide wide street. You need to hurry to get across. Tuileries at one end, Champs-Elysées at the other Each time I come here, there are parts roped off for some exhibition. Last time was for fashion week. This week...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A location for some peace and quiet in the mornings with not a lot of people about. Found some interesting places etc while looking around. It's the home of Luxor Obelisk, two fountains, two luxury hotels, and is the place where Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from a large open area with ponds and the nearby river Seine there is only a main monument here which is not that impressive.

Thank GPhillipsMBE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This huge square is so beautiful - especially on a sunny day - both fountains were on and it was just amazing. Lots of history here and lots of great photography angles! Be aware of the traffic and be careful!

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Came here via the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysee, on the way to the Louvre - which is a lot of major sights. Stopped for ice cream - less but here.

Thank Sharon E
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Marco P
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Response from mcitaly2016 | Reviewed this property |
You can take a 1 hour walk with a wonderful view: cross the Alexandre III bridge, pass through the Invalides, and walk on the Champs de Mars to the Eiffel Tower. Or just follow the Seine, it is shorter. Or take the metro 8... More
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Response from MrdDiDiMau | Reviewed this property |
You don't need tickets for the Place or the park.
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