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LE PALAIS DE CHAILLOT & LA PLACE DU TROCADERO

Located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris on the famous Place du Trocadero, Le Palais de Chaillot was built for the 1937 International Exhibition of "Arts and Techniques Applied to Modern Life". Le Palais de Chaillot is home to four major cultural institutions: Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine, Musée national de la Marine, Musée de l'Homme et Chaillot - National Theatre of Dance.

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Aquarium de Paris

Located in the heart of Paris in the Trocadero gardens, the Paris Aquarium offers an unforgettable spectacle for young and old. 7,500 fish and invertebrates as well as 50 sharks will amaze you. It houses the largest shark tank and the largest medusarium in France. Enjoy the shows on the programme for a magical family outing!

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  • Open every day of the week from 10am to 6pm

  • - Tour ends at 7pm

    - Saturday night visit: Reception from 7pm to 8pm, last entry 8pm

    - Closed on 14 July

    - Open on public holidays at the usual times

  • 26€ Full price (13 years and over)

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L’Arc de Triomphe

An emblematic monument of the capital, it was built from 1806 by the architect Jean-François Chalgrin, on the orders of Napoleon I in honour of the French armies. It was completed thirty years later under the reign of Louis Philippe.

Located in the centre of the Place de l'Etoile, the Arc de Triomphe dominates the most famous avenue in Paris: the Champs-Élysées.

An idyllic view awaits you at the top of the Arc de Triomphe!

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  • Open every day from 10am to 11pm (last access 10.15pm)

  • - Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 8 May (morning), 14 July (morning), 24 July, 11 November (morning) and 25 December

    - Free admission on the first Sunday of every month from November to March inclusive

    - Due to official ceremonies or bad weather conditions, the Arc de Triomphe may be partially or totally closed on an exceptional basis

  • 13€ full price

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La Tour Eiffel & le Champ-de-Mars

Located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris and a symbol of the French capital, the imposing "Iron Lady", a 324-metre high giant, was designed by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 Universal Exhibition.

Today, it overlooks the famous Champs-de-Mars and the Trocadero gardens. A great place to admire the Eiffel Tower but also to go for a walk.

To know more: Every evening, at nightfall, the Eiffel Tower is decked out in gold and sparkles for 5 minutes at the beginning of each hour until 1am.

  • 5 Av. Anatole France, 75007 Paris

  • 20 mins

  • Metro 6 : Boissière -> Bir-Hakeim

    15 mins

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The Grand Palais

Built for the 1900 Universal Exhibition and classified as a historical monument, it now consists of three major sites:

- The Palais de la Découverte, a museum and cultural centre dedicated to science, where children learn while having fun

- The Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, a venue for international art exhibitions

- The nef, which hosts cultural events and other activities

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  • Temporarily closed for renovation until 2024

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Elysee Palace

The Élysée Palace is a former Parisian mansion, located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. It is the seat of the presidency of the French Republic and the official residence of the Head of State since the Second Republic.

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  • Visit only during the European Heritage Days

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Created in 1772, the Place de la Concorde was first known as one of the places of execution during the French Revolution. Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette were guillotined there. Today it is located between the Tuileries gardens and the Avenue des Champ Elysées. There is the Obelisk of Luxor, prestigious hotels (Hôtel de Crillon) and two fountains: Fontaine des Mers and Fontaine des Fleuves.

  • Pl. de la Concorde, 75008 Paris

  • 35mins

  • Metro 1 : Argentine -> Concorde

    20mins

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Discover the Paris National Opera, a major heritage of the 9th arrondissement. Founded more than three centuries ago by Louis XIV, it is a masterpiece of 19th-century theatrical architecture.

Its vocation is to be an academy of music, choreography, and lyrical poetry. Numerous performances are given there every year.

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  • Open daily from 10am to 5pm, except for daytime performances and exceptional closures

  • - The last entrance is 45 minutes before closing time

    - Access to the performance hall may be impossible for technical and/or artistic reasons

    - Annual closures: 1 January, 1 May, and 25 December

  • Self-guided tour: €14 full price