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Arc de Triomphe

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Paris, Region Paris, France
Category: Historical Places

Posted on 23 November 2017, 14:17:50
margaret
Sightseeing

Arc de Triomphe located in Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, this is one of famous landmark in Pariswhich located in the middle of street.

How to Get There

Hi friends, it's already evening and just finished my tour at Louvre Museum. This is my last night in Paris before tomorrow I'll continue my Europe trip to Berlin. So, I went to Arc de Triomphe which lovated 4 kilometers from here.

I took a cab from Louvre Museum, through Rue de Rivoli and Av des Champs-Elysees and it's need 10 minutes.

What to Do

Arc de Triomphe located in Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, this is one of famous landmark in Pariswhich located in the middle of street. It was a gate of victory which built by Napoleon for remember France heroes during France Revolution and Napoleon War. Arc de Triomphe stands as high 22 meters with wide 45 meters and length to 22 meters.

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Across the street, there is tunnel with beautiful design and directly connect to under Arc de Triomphe. Arc de Triomphe also known as first eternal fire in the history of modern era. There are also relief about wars and name of war place and name of military leaders.

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On the top of Arc de Triomphe there is a museum which you can access from one of gate that already provide. But, unfortunately I come tho this place already night, so I'm so tired for going up there. It's enough to taking picture in front of Arc de Triomphe with beautiful light. The museum open daily from 10 a.m to 11 p.m.

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                                                               Watch this Video for more information: Video by Jean-Luc Ichard

                                                

 

Tips and Trick

  • Be careful if you are crossing the street
  • Bring camera & tripod
  • Read the direction
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