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Location address: 75017, Paris, 10 rue de l'Arc de Triomphe
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The intersection around the Arc de Triomphe is one of the busiest junctions in Europe. Did you know that you always have to pay 50% of the cost of an accident, even though you’re not the cause of the accident.
In 1758, there was a proposal by the French architect Charles Ribart for an elephant-shaped building on the location of the current Arc de Triomphe. The French Government, however, was not amused and turned it down.
The triumphal arch Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought for France, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. On the inside and the top of the arc there are all of the names of generals and wars fought. Underneath is the tomb of the unknown soldier from World War I.
The Arc de Triomphe is an iconic Parisian landmark built in the 19th century to commemorate those who fought for France.
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The Hotel Arc De Triomphe is located in Paris 300 metres from the Étoile and Avenue des Champs-Elysées. It has air-conditioned rooms with lift access, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.
In 1991, three weeks after the Paris victory parade, Charles Godefroy flew his Nieuport biplane through the Arc de Triomphe.