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The Arc de Triomphe or the Triumphal Arch, a triumphal arch and one of the famous landmark of Paris, in the 8th arrondissement.

The building stands on the Place Charles de Gaulle, one of the busiest roundabouts in Paris, at the western end of the Champs-Elysees, where twelve avenues converge. The arch is 50 meters high. He is the second largest in the world after the Triumphal Arch in Pyongyang in North Korea. He is so great that there is an airplane Charles Godefroy flew underneath. Construction began in 1806, in honor of one of Napoleon's victory at Austerlitz. Only around 1836, under King Louis-Philippe, the construction was completed.

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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  • Updated Feb 5, 2012
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