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8th Arrondissement, Paris
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Take in quintessential Paris at 8th Arrondissement, home to the Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe, and packed with high-end shops, restaurants, and hotels. Stroll the tree-lined Champs-Elysees, one of the country's best-known roads, and you'll pass a riotous array of cafes and souvenir shops and eventually arrive at the massive traffic circle around the Arc de Triomphe. Experience the swirling masses of cars and people here, a side effect of the district's position in Paris' business nexus, and view the 50 m (164 ft) arch. Also part of the neighborhood, Place de la Concorde represents the city's biggest square replete with embassies, fountains, and other ornate buildings. Don't miss the "golden triangle," one of Paris' most popular shopping areas full of boutique stores. Plan your 8th Arrondissement visit and explore what else you can see and do in Paris using our Paris trip generator.
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  • of course you know it! Here the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées. Stamped it during your stay in the city.
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  • It is always a pleasure to admire a statue of Bourdelle, be it in his Museum, or strolling in Paris. It is rather impressive, course 1 Albert, close to the place of the Alma. We can take the time to detail this monument to the abundant symbolism. At the top of the poet Mickiewicz, exiled for his opposition to the Russian oppressor. Downhill, the gorgeous woman with a sword is the Polish epic. Underneath the reliefs represent the works of the poet. The three chained are the 3 chained by Russian, Austrian and Prussian Poland which is a time to split the country. Not essential to know all this to enjoy. For more direction Warsaw.
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  • If your time is short and you prefer to walk than take taxi, it is a convenient area, close to many things you will want to see. Change money on the street at one of the change stores, rather than the...  more »