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Place de l'Etoile

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Place de l'Etoile
Place Charles De Gaulle Etoile
75008 Paris
  • Phone:
    +33 (0)1 55 37 73 77
  • Category
    • Landmarks, Historical Building
  • Language Spoken
    • English
    • French
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    • Scenic View
    • Essential
    • Group Visit

Ordered by Napoleon as a memorial to the French Grand Army, the triumphal arch was begun by the architect Chalgrin in 1806 and completed in 1836.The Arc de Triomphe is built on the model of ancient Triumphal Arches, but its monumental size: 50 meters tall and 45 meters wide, is typical of the Empire architecture. This arch offers a great whole of sculptures, the best known is a bas relief of Rude, depicting "" the departure of the volunteers in 1792 "", also called the Marseillaise

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    • Comment by: Barbier Karin (Citizen Member)
      December 19, 2012, 2:25 am
      La Place de l’Etoile est un endroit...

      La Place de l’Etoile est un endroit chouette à visiter en voiture ou en vélo...

    • Comment by: Guest ( Member)
      April 21, 2012, 1:49 pm
      Hello Eddie Joe, It was good to be in...

      Hello Eddie Joe, It was good to be in Indiana for at least part of your honoring...

    • Comment by: Guest ( Member)
      February 14, 2012, 9:37 am
      Good job mkaing it appear easy.

      Good job mkaing it appear easy.

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