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Arc de Triomphe

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Skip the Line: Arc de Triomphe Including Terrace Access
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Skip the Line: Arc de Triomphe Including Terrace Access
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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
+33 1 55 37 73 77
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a nice monument. Instagramable! You need to go up the monument to get a bird’s eye view of Paris. Went there during daytime. It would be great if it was nighttime.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank eatee2018
Reviewed yesterday

Obviously a highlight of any trip to Paris, but it's very crowded around the Champs Elysees. Accident nearby had the roads totally clogged, but it was still nice to see it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Flutist60
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Champs Elysees is a dream. Going down the Arc you will find all the stores. My favorite place to visit. Long and relaxing walk.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jahanbay
Reviewed yesterday

A visit to the Arc de Triomphe provides the perfect conclusion to a trip down the Champs Elysee. Don't worry about the lines. You can climb the stairs or take the elevator, either way it's a great way to see the city and visit the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 293billv
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When in Paris it is so important to learn all of the history, especially about the most obvious attractions. The history adds to the romance

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vickietanakamusiwa
Reviewed yesterday

Arc de Triomphe, nowadays reproduced in most of the European countries, came to symbolise the triumph in each country, some gaining the national independence, some symbolising the end of a war. Just like in the rest of Europe, the french Arc de Triomphe is at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed yesterday

If you don't wish or are unable to climb to its top you certainly will still be able to enjoy the architecture and Champs Elysee is so very close!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank prguru2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must visit on your trip to Paris. One of the the most visited landmarks in Paris. Easy connectivity by the metro and once you are done visiting the monument, take a walk on the champs - élysées towards the place de la concorde

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richie2302
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's worth to see this. There is a underground walk way to get close as it's located in centre of a big roundabout.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tooraj r
Reviewed 2 days ago

We paid to go inside the structure, but I wouldn't recommend it unless you're very interested in the design of monuments. There's not that much of a historical story behind its development other than the idea that it took awhile and it was originally Napoleon's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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This area is characterized by its namesake avenue
which extends northwest from the Louvre to the modern
business district, punctuated by the iconic Arc de
Triomphe. Grand embassies stand among impressive
offices and presidential palaces; architecture from
19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art
galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron
Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This
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Alejandro N
12 July 2018|
Response from Kelly P | Reviewed this property |
The terrace is very big and basically goes around the whole top of the Arc de Triomphe. I don’t know if you can hold private events there. I guess it’s the best if you inquire with the official website of the monument.
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Annalyn R
10 June 2018|
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Response from francoisehardly13 | Reviewed this property |
We bought them onsite. It was not busy at all. Maybe they changed their ticketing service.
Annalyn R
10 June 2018|
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Response from discoveringdest | Reviewed this property |
You will be able to visit the Arc from an underground passage. It’s free to visit the ground level but you can pay to go up and have a better view of Paris. We didn’t go up but you can buy the tickets onsite. In all... More