The Arc de Triomphe of Paris

From the top of the Arc de Triomphe, you get the best views of Paris!

Isnt she beautiful!

“Wanted by Napoleon in 1806, the Arc de Triomphe was inaugurated in 1836 by French king, Louis-Philippe, who dedicated it to the armies of the Revolution and the Empire. The Unknown Soldier was buried at the base of the arch in 1921. The flame of remembrance is rekindled every day at 18:30.”The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Eternal Flame at the base.

Since Paris is the perfect city to walk around and enjoy, there are not many places I would pay to get into, but this is one that is absolutely worth it. Tickets to enter the Arc de Triomphe and climb to the top are €12 or less. Visit the website for more info: http://www.paris-arc-de-triomphe.fr/en/Prepare-for-your-visit/Practical-information#tarifs

The beautiful boulevard, Champs Élysées

Tips:


1. Pace yourself going up the stairs. There is an elevator for those who need to use it, but there will still be a few stairs at the top to get to the roof.

Love the spiral staircase!

A diagram showing the stairs.

2. There are restrooms at the top as well as a souvenir shop (though prices will be a little higher than other souvenir shops around town).

3. Go at sunset for great lighting and stay to see the Eiffel Tower sparkle.Paris in the Fall is stunning!

4. Buy your tickets online and skip the line at the ticket office.

5. The entrance is an underground tunnel by Hôtel des Maréchaux on the Champs Élysées.
You will have the best 360⁰ views of the entire city!

Downtown Paris. Who knew!

The Sacre Cœur on the hill.

Try taking a panoramic picture with your camera!

Take your time and enjoy your views of the City of Lights!

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