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Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France

 
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Distance from city center: 1.3mi
MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh History & Culture travel tip
added on the 20th of January, 2010
The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous sites in Paris and a symbol for Paris. It is beautifully located on Champs Elysées and was built for the victory of Napoleon's army. Tourists can climb the Arc de Triomphe can get a nice view over the city, although it's not like going up on the Eiffel Tower.

Address:
Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, Frankreich

Price:
Adults : 9 €
Reduced Rate : 5,50 €
Adult gro

Opening Hours:
Open
from April 1 to September 30: 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
from October 1 to March 31: 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m

How to get there:
Drive down on Champs Elysées until you hit Arc de Triomphe

On the web:
http://arc-de-triomphe.monuments-nationaux.fr/en/bdd/page/visites

 
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