Picture: Arc de Triomphe in Paris at Night

Arc de Triomphe at night

The Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile photographed at night as seen above, is a landmark and popular monument in Paris, France. The The Arc de Triomphe is 50 meters high, 45 meters wide, and 22 meters thick and was built to honour soldiers who died for France in the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. The Napoleonic Wars were a series of wars declared against Napoleon Bonaparte’s French Empire. The  Arc de Triomphe has the names of all French victories and Generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. There is also a Tomb of the Unknown Soldier laying in a vault beneath the Arc de Triomphe.

A visit to the roof which gives you a 360 degree panoramic view of Paris is open every day. Opening times are 1 April to 30 September, 10 am to 11 pm and 1 October to 31 March, 10 am to 10:30 pm.

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