Paris Day 3: Arc de Triomphe


We walked to the Arc de Triomphe from The Louvre via the Place de la Concorde.

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While walking along Champs Elysees, we stopped by Pomme de Pain to have a light lunch. We shared a hot ham and cheese sandwich.

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We had a flan for dessert.

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It was unfortunate that the Arc de Triomphe was under maintenance. So, we did not get a good picture of it.

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The above is one of the four main sculptural groups on each of the Arc’s pillars; Le Depart de 1792 or La Marseillaise.

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The ceiling with 21 sculpted roses.

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The eternal flame of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier beneath the arc.

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First World War monument inside the Arc de Triomphe.

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We walked up the Arc de Triomph via the spiral staircase. Here are some of the views from the terrasse of the Arc de Triomphe.

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The 300 steps spiral staircase of the Arc de Triomphe.

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On the way back to our hotel, we stopped by a supermarket called Simply Market to get some snacks. The above taboule with raisins was just Euro 1.

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We also bought some Emmental cheese and chorizo.

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Some chocolate waffles for breakfast.

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Some cashew nuts for snacking.

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