Champs-Élysées - Champs-Élysées information and pictures
is no doubt, the most famous avenue in Paris
. It begins at the Place de la Concorde
and makes its way to the Arc de Triomphe
Champs-Élysées was created in 1667 as an extension of the Jardins des Tuileries
by Andre Le Nôtre. Champs-Élysées in English means Elysian Fields and back in the day the area where Champs-Élysées is was literary a field.
In the 19-th century Champs-Élysées was a fashionable avenue where the rich used to stroll and the wealthy build their homes. Today Champs-Élysées is a broad avenue with numerous stores, cafes and restaurants and row of sycamore trees.
Don't miss the opportunity to visit one of the numerous cafes along Champs-Élysées. Keep in mind that the price inside and outside is different.
How to get to Champs-Élysées: By metro line 1 to stations Champs-Élysées-Clemenceau, Franklin-D.-Roosevelt, George V, Charles de Gaulle Étoile
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