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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 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
Loved the view and history at the top of the Arc de Triomphe. Prior to visiting Paris I didn't know you could actually go up inside of it. Beautiful 360 views of the city all coming together at the Arc de Triomphe. Worth a stop...More
We were lucky to visit this site while there was a memorial ceremony being conducted. They were probably army band hoisting the French flag. Not sure what was the ceremony for but witnessing this ritual was amazing. Couldnt manage to go upstairs due to long...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.