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The Champs-Elysées are seen clearly as a map from the top of the impressive Arc de Triomphe, the high point of the Champs-Elysées commissioned by Napoleon.
Twelve avenues radiate from the Arc de Triomphe, forming one of the most spectacular urban planning project in the city. The most famous of these twelve avenues are the Champs-Elysées, Avenue de la Grande Armee leading to La Defense business district and Avenue Foch, the most fancy residential avenue in the city of lights.
Look towards the Champs-Elysées Avenue and the Louvre Museum 5km east on a straight line. Look towards La Defense 5 km west. Look towards the imposing Eiffel Tower at a distance. This is altogether one of the top 360° panoramic views of Paris.
The famous Champs-Elysées avenue in Paris are the top high end shopping district in the city. In the district, Avenue Montaigne and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore concentrate many of the most exclusive French fashion brand shops.
Paris Metro: Champs-Elysées Clemenceau (line 1 and 13), Franklin Roosevelt (line 1 and 9), George V (line 1) and Etoile (line 1, 6, 2) metro stations.
The famous Avenue Montaigne is the Haute Couture avenue of Paris. It connects the Champs-Elysées Avenue to the Seine River, altogether a ten minute walk.
Whereas the Champs-Elysées shops are mostly mainstream fashion brand stores, Avenue Montaigne retains its dedication to luxury. Many high end fashion brands have a flagship store on Avenue Montaigne.
Avenue Montaigne is famous for Dior flagship store at number 30. Christian Dior, the French fashion designer, founded there Dior Haute Couture on December 16th 1946.
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The Grand Palais is one of the most iconic Parisian monuments. Built for the 1900 Exposition Universelle alongside the Champs-Elysées, it is recognizable by its large glass dome flanked by the French flag.
This architectural masterpiece of stone, steel and glass has been listed as a historical monument since 2000. It comprises 3 major sites: the Nave, the National Galleries and the Palais de la Decouverte.
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