|AVENUE DES CHAMPS ELYSEES PARIS
The most famous street in Paris was built in the 17th century, but did not attract fashionable society until after the French Revolution. Champs-Elysees avenue draws a perfectly straight line from the Louvre, through the Tuileries Gardens and the Concorde square, at the Arc de Triomphe where it becomes the avenue de la Grande Armée, and culminates at the Arche de la Defense.
Champs-Elysees during the day with their heavy car traffic and continuous pedestrian animation. People from all over the world are going to the theater, shopping, going to a restaurant or just walking and looking around : Lido cabaretor trying to get past the bouncers at Queen, invest it with a certain glitzy charm. The Champs Elysees offers visitors a walk in the heart of the French art of living. This district, which is the shop window of luxurious, smart & refined Paris, proposes a choice of haute couture boutiques and is the headquarters of the most famous labels. Towering over the avenue, the monumental Arc de Triomphe was built in 1806 to celebrate Napoleons French victories. Go up on the top to admire the perspective of the Champs Elysees and the Concorde.
How to get there
Metro line 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 12 or 13:
Charles-de-Gaulle-Étoile, GeorgeV, Champs-Elysées Clemenceau, Concorde
RER A : Charles-de-Gaulle-Étoile
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