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Paris’s Arc de Triomphe can be found in the center of the 'Place Charles de Gaulle' that was originally named the 'Place de l’Étoile' for the star sha...

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Discover the secrets of the Parisian landmark that everyone knows but few people experience: the Arc de Triomphe. The world’s second l...

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Explore the city's top attractions at your own pace. More than 50 key points of interest all around Paris! Hop-on or hop-off at your leisure...

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Discover Paris in a different way on this combination Seine River cruise and tour of the Arc de Triomphe.Arc de Triomphe Inspired by the gre...

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This ticket combines skip-the-line entrance to the Arc de Triomphe and a city tour of Paris by panoramic bus with Histopad (interactive tabl...

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Meet your guide and follow him to discover the Arc of Triumph, in the middle of the square Place de l'Étoile, one of the most famous in Pari...

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Enjoy Paris at its fullest with the PassLib' sightseeing package including unlimited transportation, access to over 50 museums, a Seine Rive...

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Visit the iconic Champs-Élysées Avenue and enjoy sunset at Arc de Triomphe with skip-the-line tickets! Your tour will start on Champs-Élysée...

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Discover the best attractions of the French capital on board an open bus. Let yourself fall in love with Paris as you explore your favorite ...

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Get the most of Paris with this combo offer including a Big Bus pass and a Seine River lunch cruise on a La Marina boat.Enjoy a morning disc...

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Ideal for first-time visitors and families, this city tour brings you to the most iconic places of Paris and includes an Histopad with inter...

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Imagine being able to fly — and experiencing Paris with a bird’s-eye view. Experience FlyView, the one and only virtual reality attraction i...

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Get the most of Paris with this combo offer including a Big Bus pass and an audio-guided tour of the Château de Versailles.Enjoy a morning d...

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The inside story

Paris’s Arc de Triomphe can be found in the center of the 'Place Charles de Gaulle' that was originally named the 'Place de l’Étoile' for the star shape created with the plaza and the twelve streets radiating from it.

This arch was built in honor of the soldiers that died in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars and was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte himself.

Its construction started in 1806 after Emperor Napoleon’s victory at Austerlitz and was designed initially by the architect Jean Chalgrin. After Chalgrin’s death Jean-Nicolas Huyot took up the project and completed it.

After World War I the body of an unknown soldier was laid to rest at the Arch de Triomphe as a monument in honor of all the unknown fallen soldiers. An 'eternal flame' is kept burning at the tomb of this Unknown Soldier and each evening the ceremony of lighting the flame is held.

Today the terrace of the Arc de Triomphe provides one of Paris’s best views onto the city and visitors can experience an interactive exhibition space dedicated to French history from the end of the 1930’s onward and to the great French monuments.

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