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Place de l Etoile Tel :
75008  Paris
France  

Description:
"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,"

Open Time:
From 10.00 am to 5.30 pm.


Closed:
"January 1st, July 14th,August 1st and 8th, November 11th and December 25th."



Location



 Transports:
RER
  Charles de Gaulle
Metro
  Charles de Gaulle
Bus
  52,72,92,22,30
Parking
  Parking Foch
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