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Arc de Triomphe Paris

January 29th, 2009 No Comments

At the western end of of the Champs Elysees stands the imposing Arc de Triomphe, commissioned by Napoleon I in 1806, designed by Jean Chalgrin. and completed in 1836. It stands 50m high in the centre of the Place de l’Etoile where 12 broad avenues converge. Beneath it lies the tomb of the unknown soldier, […]

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