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“Free attraction and impressive look”
Review of Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe
Ranked #14 of 2,143 things to do in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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
Reviewed May 27, 2017

For those who likes history and culture, this might be something that should visit. Located in the Champs Elysées this magnifical view remembers the great time of France. I would liked to cross the street and stand just below the arch, however the traffic was terrible at the time we were there.

Thank Luz015
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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Up the Arc de Triomphe and you have a fantastic view of the Eiffel Tower and gets your step count up if you take the stairs!

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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful memorial for war veterans.
More importantly this is a great place to visit.
French architecture, details, scale and design are grand.

Thank kvramani
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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

One of the most impressive landmarks within Paris. Must seen when visiting. You can go to the top however did not on my visit. The area around the arc de triomphe is packed with shops. Would recommend a visit.

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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited the Arc di Triomf in Paris. Amazing and beautiful view from Champ Elysees. Area around Arc de Triomf is extremely busy, beware of pick pockets.

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