Description

The Arc de Triomphe is a symbol of Paris. It features a recognizable design. Comprising outstanding reliefs, friezes and imprints, the Triumphal Arch was an inspiration for the construction of similar structures all over the world.

You can climb to the top of the Arc de Triomphe by a long staircase and experience engaging panoramic views over Paris, encompassing most of its landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Place de la Concorde and the Basilica of Sacred Heart. You can also visit a small museum inside the structure.

A monument to an Unknown Soldier occupies the base of the arch, while various inscriptions adorn its ceiling. While the works of art symbolize various achievements and fateful events, the shields atop the monument are inscribed with the names of significant battles.

You can find the Arc de Triomphe at the end of the Champs-Elysees, the most prestigious avenue in the world. It is renowned as a monument to victory, celebrating various successes of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars by its works of art.


Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Wikipedia

Phone Numbers: +33 1 55 37 73 77

Websites: http://www.monuments-nationaux.fr, http://www.paris-arc-de-triomphe.fr/

Recommended length of visit: 1 hour

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