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The Arc de triomphe was begun in 1806, on the orders of Napoleon I to honour the victories of his Grande Armée. Inspired by the great arches of antiquity, the monument combines the commemorative with the symbolic and it has always played a major...more
The Arc is a touristy site, but for a good reason--it is a classic attraction. Take time to read the inscriptions. A visit to the top will give you some great views from the heart of historic Paris. DO NOT attempt to visit the site...More
It's pretty much like the title says, a very nice view but way too many stairs to not include an elevator for visitors. Not to mention that if you meet someone in the staircase you'll either be stuck behind them or have to wait for...More
The Arc de Triopmhe is the most beautiful sight to see. I remember walking out of the metro station and it just sitting right there on Champs Elysee. On a cloudy winter day it looked amazing as if it ws drawn right there in the...More
Very impressive worth going to see. It was closed to explore inside due to the demonstrators but still worth going to see. If you are brave enough there is a section in the road approaching where you can stand as appear to be in the...More
The day of our visit was the day of the World Cup (Sunday, July 15, 2018). It was really busy and getting through security took some time. My children (20, 12, & 10) walked up the spiraling staircase-taking advantage of the “cuts” for breathers that...More
Response from 702kellyp | Reviewed this property |
The terrace is very big and basically goes around the whole top of the Arc de Triomphe.
I don’t know if you can hold private events there. I guess it’s the best if you inquire with the official website of the monument.