Les Champs-Elysées

More than you know

See the beautiful sights of Av. Des Champs-Elysées

Les Champs-Elysées is one of the most famous streets in the world. This street has lots of things to do with your family and friends. There is lots of shopping, monuments, and cafés. In this flyer, I will explain some of the things you can do on Av. Des Champs-Elysées.


Tourist Attraction: Arc de Triomph

(http://www.champselysees.org/champselysees/sightseeingdetail/1673/) Arc de triumph is located on the west end of Les Champs-Elysées. The street has a beautiful view of the arc. Napoleon Buonaparte ordered the Arc to be built to remember the french army. The arc is about 50 meters tall and 45 meters wide.


History of Les Champs-Elysées

(http://traveltips.usatoday.com/history-champs-elysees-14444.html) Les Champs-Elysées was originally a field where there were markets and trading posts. The street is located in the heart of Paris, France. Les Champs-Elysées means," Elysain fields." In 1616, King Henry the fourth's wife, Marie de Medici, made way for a new tree-lined street that leads up to the Palais de Tuileries. Later on in history, the road grew bigger, and by the 18th century, the road was well known for big houses and beautiful land scape. Today, it is known as one of the most popular streets in the world.


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Interesting Facts

http://www.mastersoftrivia.com/blog/2011/06/10-thrings-you-did-not-know-about-the-champs-elysees/ Did you know that it costs about 1.1 million euros a month to live in a house on Les Champs-Elysées? Did you know that the awards cerimony for the Tour de France is held on Les Champs-Elysées? Finally, did you know it is actually the second most expensive real estate in Europe?


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Tourist Attraction: Grand Palais

http://www.grandpalais.fr/en/discover-grand-palais The Grand Palais was first opened in the year 1900. It was built for the universal exhibition of 1900. In world war one it was turned into a military hospital. The nave is a famous monument and is now considered a historical monument. The nave is inside the Grand Palais. Today, about 2 million tourist visit the Grand Palais every year, and there are at least 40 events staged there each year.