Visit one of the top tourist attractions in Paris with the Arc De Triomphe skip-the-line ticket. Arc De Triomphe is an iconic structure from the 19th century, located at the center of the Place de l’Étoile and the west end of Champs-Élysées. Book the Arc De Triomphe tour at the best prices to admire the most celebrated sculptures by prominent artists.
160 feet tall and 148 feet wide, the Arc De Triomphe is a must-visit not just for its rich historic significance, but also for the most spectacular views of the French capital. The mighty monument lists all the wars fought by France and the names of the French generals involved. Admire iconic views of the Champ Elysees from the top of the attraction and climb the 284 steps to enjoy unparalleled views of Paris.
The monument was commissioned by Napoleon on 15th August 1806 which was apparently his birthday as well. Unfortunately, he could never witness the finished project as he passed away in 1821.
Many artists have contributed to its structure and the design of its four pillars. It is the second largest triumphal arc in the world and has an eternal flame lit since 11th November 1923.
Arc De Triomphe is open to visitors from 10 am to 11 pm. It is best to visit it around 6 pm when it gets illuminated.
The Arc De Triomphe gets closed around 11 pm and the last entry is 45 minutes prior to that.
Arc De Triomphe is easily accessible via metro or bus. The nearest metro station is Charles de Gaulle–Étoile (Line 6). If you are coming by bus, you can get off at Charles de Gaulle - Étoile - Champs-Elysees station. The monument is within walking distance from both the metro and bus station.
Yes, it does have elevator access. However, it is reserved for visitors with reduced mobility, pregnant women and young children.
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