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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
This is a must-see if you are in Paris. It's just as fabulous in person as you would imagine. The tour busses will take you right past it. You can get up to it from an underground passage across the street, or you can stand...More
Being such a well known structure have always wanted to see it and it was good to see and take photo of.
Sadly it’s in the middle of maybe the worlds busiest round about.
It also doubles up as an impressive entry point to the...More
It was the spur of moment to go up and we had to wait in line for about half an hour, but it was well worth it.The climbing of the 200 plus steps too! Especially in a cold December day. But prepare and get a...More
I did not go in due to it being closed. It is a gorgeous structure with loads of intricate details on the carvings. Be warned: traffic including bicyclists are dangerous as no one stops so obtaining a nice photo can be tricky.
Traveling with four American teens and after a long day at the Louvre, climbing the stairs was something they couldn't fathom... We postponed that for another day, but soaked in the ambience of the place, shopping around the area and food places, which were very...More
Response from 702kellyp | 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.