Arc de Triomphe is a historic monument

Friday, June 29th 2012. | France

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Arc de Triomphe standing in the middle of Place Charles de Gaulle, also known as the “Place de l’Étoile”. It is located at the western end of Champs-Élysées. Decorative style of the whole arch at all of the traditions of sculpture from the first half of the nineteenth century. Arc de Triomphe Paris, the most monumental of all the arch of victory, was built between 1806 and 1836. Although there are many modifications of the original plan, which reflects changes in politics and power struggles, Arch retains the essence of the original concept which is the ensemble, strongly united. Arch of victory is to honor those who fought for France, particularly, those who fought during the Napoleonic Wars. Engraved on the arch and at the top of all of the names of generals and wars fought. There are inscriptions on the ground under the arch dome covering the tomb of the Unknown Soldier was World War I where the fire burns Memorial and has made the Arc de Triomphe Paris respected patriotic sites. The monument is considered as a linchpin of the historic axis (L’Axe historique) – a sequence of monuments and major roads in the route that stretches from the Louvre to the Palace yard outskirts of Paris. Arc de Triomphe stands 49.5 meters (162 feet), 45 meters (150 feet) wide and 22 meters (72 ft) deep. The space is 29.19 meters (95.8 feet) high and 14.62 meters (48.0 feet) wide. Smaller dome is 18.68 meters (61.3 feet) high and 8.44 meters (27.7 feet) wide.

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