The Arc de Triomphe was erected by the Emperor Napoleon in 1806, and standing tall at 50 metres (164 feet), it is one of the most famous landmarks in Paris. Located at the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle at the western end of Champs-Élysées, the arch honours those who fought and died in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
Address: L’Arc de Triomphe, Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris
Opening hours: Daily 10am-11pm
Public Transport: Metro line 1, 2, 6: "Charles-de-Gaulle-Etoile".