Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile is one of the most famous monuments in , , standing at the western end of the at the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle, formerly named Place de l'Étoile—the étoile or "star" of the juncture formed by its twelve radiating avenues.

Landmarks in the Area

Tourist attraction
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Charles de Gaulle–Étoile is a station on Line 1, Line 2 and Line 6 of the Paris Métro, as well as on 's commuter rail RER A. Photo: Clicsouris, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The Porte Maillot is one of the access points into mentioned in 1860 and one of the ancient city gates in the Thiers wall.

Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is situated 1½ km north of Arc de Triomphe. Photo: Mbzt, CC BY 3.0.

Arc de Triomphe

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