"Explore it Safely!!!" Arc de Triomphe Tip by HotRodEtte

Arc de Triomphe, Paris: 402 reviews and 711 photos

The Arc de Triomphe is a lovely sight to see. But whatever you do, if you choose to go to the top for better views (which we did not), PLEASE take the subway. Although it's only across the street, there is traffic coming from at least 4 directions and there are no traffic signals! Our guide told us that an accident happens there every 12 minutes. Traffic moves in constant circles until they can get into the lane they need to make their turn-off. Please, do not attempt to cross.

Address: Place Charles-de-Gaulle Etoile
Directions: Metro Line 1, 2, RER A : Charles-de-Gaulle Etoile
Phone: +33 1 55 37 73 77
Website: http://arc-de-triomphe.monuments-nationaux.fr/

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  • Written May 10, 2005
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