We didn’t make it to the Arc de Triomphe during our first trip to Paris, but we made a point of visiting it during our second trip. It was cold and rainy, but that didn’t deter us from going to the top of the Arc and getting views of the city. In addition to the famous Champs-Elysees, there are another 11 avenues that all stretch to and from the Arc de Triomphe. The full name of the Arc is the Arc de Triomphe de l’Etoile, which translates to Triumphant Arch of the Star. The star refers to the shape that is made by the twelve radiating avenues that look like rays of light emanating from the Arc.
Arc de Triomphe
Inscriptions Inside of the Arc
View of the Eiffel Tower on a Cloudy Day
Champs-Elysees from the Arc Terrace
The Arc de Triomphe was originally commissioned by Napoleon in 1806…
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