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Arc de Triomphe, Paris

  • Address: Ave des Champs-Elysees
  • Vicinity: Ave de la Grande Armee, Ave Victor Hugo
  • Arrondissement Municipal of 8th Rt, Elysium in Paris
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1836/00/00 Arc de Triomphe is built between 1806 and 1836
1885/06/01 Victor Hugo In Memoriam Victor Hugo's casket is laid on a high, ornately decorated platform beneath the Arc de Triomphe Funeral of Victor Hugo

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Particulars for Arc de Triomphe, Paris:
Structure Arch
Area of Significance Architecture
Area of Significance Art
Attribute Outdoor
Art Type Sculpture
Sight Category Structure
Structure Type Triumphal Arch

Creative Works »

The Night: A Nightmare (short story) Short Story Guy de Maupassant I stopped under the Arch of Triumph to look at the avenue, the long, admirable, starry avenue, going to the heart of Paris between two lines of flame, and the stars!
The Unknown (Guy de Maupassant short story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant But just as the sun was going down on one beautiful evening in May I recognized her walking along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees. The Arc de Triomphe stood out in bold relief against the fiery glow of the sky.

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