Arc de Triomphe

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Arc de Triomphe
Arc Triomphe.jpg
The Arc de Triomphe at nicht
Arc de Triomphe is located in Paris
Arc de Triomphe
Location within Paris
Alternative names Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile
General information
Type Triumphal Airch
Airchitectural style Neoclassicism
Location Place Charles de Gaulle (umwhile Place de l'Étoile)
Coordinates 48°52′26″N 2°17′42″E / 48.8738°N 2.2950°E / 48.8738; 2.2950Coordinates: 48°52′26″N 2°17′42″E / 48.8738°N 2.2950°E / 48.8738; 2.2950
Construction stairtit 15 August 1806[1]
Inauguratit 29 Julie 1836[2]
Hicht 50 m (164 ft)
Technical details
Ither dimensions Wide: 45 m (148 ft)
Deep: 22 m (72 ft)
Design an construction
Airchitect Jean Chalgrin, Louis-Étienne Héricart de Thury

The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile is ane o the maist famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre o the Place Charles de Gaulle (oreeginally named Place de l'Étoile), at the wastren end o the Champs-Élysées.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Raymond, Gino (30 October 2008). Historical dictionary of France. Scarecrow Press. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-8108-5095-8. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  2. Fleischmann, Hector (1914). An unknown son of Napoleon. John Lane company. p. 204. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  3. The étoile ("star") is formed bi twelve radiatin avenues.