In 1806, Napoleon the 1st commissioned the construction of L’Arc de Triomphe to honor the French Army. Inspired by arches from antiquity, this French monument has become emblematic of Paris. Its facade is engraved with important battles and key generals of the Revolution. From the upper terrace, you can see a stunning panorama over the famous boulevard, Champs Elysées. This Louis Philippe style French monument is not to be missed!

L’Arc de Triomphe

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The Arc de Triomphe sits at the intersection of the 8th, 17th, and 16th arrondissements. Its official address is:

L’Arc de Triomphe
Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris

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