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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe stands on the Charles de Gaulle square located at the western end of the Champs-Elysees avenue. From the top you will see length of the Champs Elysees from the Arc du Carrousel in the Tuileries gardens, and the Obelisque de Luxor in the Concorde Square. The arches whole decorative style is entirely of the tradition of sculpture from the 19th century. Figures and bas-reliefs made by James Pradier, Antoine Etex, Jean-Pierre Cortot and the most sculpture is the work of Francois Rude: La Marseillaise. At the feet of the Arc de Triompe stand by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, added at the Arch's base in 1920. An eternal flame burns here to commemorate fallen soldiers.

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