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Arc de Triomphe

Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 55 37 73 77
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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 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
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Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 55 37 73 77
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Reviewed yesterday

Walk the street Champs Élysées one of the most beautiful street of the world, and from underpass tunnel youcan reach the magnificent structure Arc De Triumph . Queue to go up is long enough on holidays. Flames for Unknown soldiers is really an honour to...More

Thank ramen j
Reviewed yesterday

This is very historic monument, Is a very busy place with rows and rows of traffic that swirl around base of Arc Do Not attempt to cross road there is underground tunnel There is a fee of 8 euro to climb Arc children are free...More

Thank Hollymay13
Reviewed yesterday

We got there about ten minutes before sunset - enough time to see everything in the daylight and then watch the Eiffel Tower lights come on, as well as the rest of the city. Can't be beat. Also included with our skip the line Paris...More

Thank cocopuffs
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked up to the top, which was exhausting but worth it. It is a beautiful view of the city. We saw our last name actually on the arc which was nice. Definitely worth going too.

Thank NyMinnieMickey
Reviewed yesterday

must walk underground 3 minutes to get across to it - not accessible outside because it is centred in a roundabout... we learned that very quickly. Nice spot to visit.

Thank briana330
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are ever in Paris, this is one of the monuments you must go and see. It is part of Paria history.

Thank jerusias
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved that place at night, looks amazing !! Would be fantastick to get on top of Arc (at time of our visit was closed) Would recommend definitely !!

Thank vikaida
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a sunny day, go on the Champs Elysées to see the beauty of the Hausmannian architecture and to see the Arc de Triomphe.

Thank jean c
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here on a Sunday morning, and the queue to go up was insane. As other travelers said, go at night for the best panoramic views. Still gorgeous by day though. Use the underground tunnel to access, as trying to cross the street will get...More

Thank craig1086
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, it is a landmark, yes its ok for a photo option. But once you have these two points, go on to the next item.

Thank Geneva2009
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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Jeff V
6 August 2017|
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Response from kdriver1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, times have eased a bit since the more intensive searches of the past couple of years following the terrorist events. They will look inside but you can take it with you... and backpacks if you need to.
20 June 2017|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can take night time photos up on top with your tripod: Hours(per the official website): April-Sept 10:00AM - 11:00PM Oct-March 10:00AM - 10:30PM
11 May 2017|
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Okay that is fine