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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
8th Arr. - Elysee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hit this spot along our walk from Jardine de la tuiliere, Champs Elysees and back along the Siene. Our timing was perfect as the Eiffel lit up and sparkled in the background. The picture doesn't capture how beautiful it was in person.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hubbardew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth to see. The fountains and the obelisk are beautiful. I’m just writing to reach the 100 characters

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jcisinthehouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Place de la Concorde and the adjoining Jardine de la tuiliere is literally where history shaped Paris, from the ancient revolutions to the ongoing Gilets jaunes movements. The Luxor Obelisk stands proudly there, a testament to ancient Franco-Egyptian friendship. It's a great walk down...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Harshad_apte
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth visiting while in Paris. It’s at the top of the Champs Elysees and makes for a nice walk from there and up to arc de triomohe on the other end of the famous boulevard!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 935melindaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The history in the square is awesome. The obelisk marks the spot where the guillotine was during the French Revolution. From here you can see both Arcs and the Eiffel Tower.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank mromero0994_
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very busy place for traffic but worth seeing fountains and Luxor Obelisk which is over 3000 years old. We hopped off our bus and wandered around, very busy so only cross road safely using traffic lights. If short on time, can also see well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SallyP1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place de la Concorde is the largest open square in Paris, situated between Jardin Des Tuileries and the beginning of the Champs-Elysee. Historically, the plaza was created in 1755. This was an important location during the French Revolution, it is where many executions where held...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

This is a great wide open space with some very impressive views but is let down by the large amount of cars and coaches. Its great to wander around here just to absorb the views and atmosphere.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Martin W
Reviewed February 7, 2019

There are great views and picture opportunities from the huge square of the Place de la Concorde at the end of Champs Elyssees. It cannot be missed as in the middle o the square is the Eqyptian Obelisk.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Place de la Concorde, sight of many executions during the revolution. At its north and southern ends stand two nice fountains built in 1840 while at its center stands imposing the Luxor Obelisk, a 3000 year old egyptian obelisk given to the French from the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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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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