Arc de Triomphe, Paris

Ranked #4 in France Tourism

A site, without which the panorama of Paris can no longer be imagined – Arc de Triomphe was built from 1806 to 1836 in honor to all the French people who devoted their lives in the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars.

Arc de Triomphe, Paris

Arc de Triomphe, Paris (credit)

Arc de Triomphe Facts

Located in the Place Charles le Gaulle, it has become one of the main constructions in the capital. In 1921, the tomb of an unknown soldier was added to the site, but the memorial flame is lit every day at 6.30 pm. The Triumph Arc is open to the visitors that can climb up the 40 stairs for a magnificent view on Paris.

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