Arc de Triomphe

Paris,France

Welcome To The Arc de Triomphe

I'm Sure Your Wondering Whats The Arc de Triomphe And How Do You Pronounce It. The Arc de Triomphe Is Greatest thing EVER In Paris. Did You Know That Before The Arc de Triomphe Was Created The Space Was Originally For Elephant Statue!

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It's Arc de History!

The Work Of The Arc de Triomphe Was Taken Over By Louis - Robert Goust After The Architect And Designer Died . The Construction Of The Arc de Triomphe Stopped In 1814 After The Imperial Defeat And Invasion . It Took Two Years To Lay The Foundations Of The Arc de Triomphe. Beneath The Arch They Have A Tomb Entitled The Tomb Of The Unknown Solider . The Tomb Of The Unknown Solider Represents The Unidentified People Who Fought During World War I And World War II And That Unfortunately Died .

Why is The Arc de Triomphe Important?

The Arc de Triomphe Is Important To France Because It's A Symbol Of The People That Fought For France . The Names Of The People And Generals That Fought For France Were Engraved At The Top Of The Arc de Triomphe. To Honor These Soldiers France Has A Special Day To Honor Them On July 14. The Arc de Triomphe Also Is A Symbol Of Patriotism .

Fun Facts About The Arc de Triomphe

~Until 1982 the Arc de Triomphe Was The Biggest Triumphal Arc

~ Before The Arc de Triomphe Was Created The Space Was Dedicated To A Elephant Statue

~ The Last Time The Arc de Triomphe Had A HUGE Clean Up Was In Mid-1960's

~The Arch At The Time Cost 9.3 Million French Francs

~The Construction Of The Arch Completed In 1836