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History and visit the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel in Paris
The Arc de Triomphe Carrousel is localized in the first district of Paris. It was built by architects Pierre François Fontaine and Charles Percier. The realization of this building was made between 1807 and 1809 during the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte.
This arch was built to be the main entrance of the Palais des Tuileries and especially reminiscent of the triumphs of Napoleon's army. Despite the destruction of the arc has suffered in 1871, it retains all its splendor. It was classified as a historic monument since 1888.
The Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel was imitated Roman triumphal arches especially that of Septimius Severus in Rome. The antique style is highlighted in the realization of this monument.
The four sides of the arch have each input. The facades have three archways. It measures 19.60 meters long, 6.65 meters wide and 14.60 meters high. Many artists have contributed to the achievement of statues and sculptures adorning the bow as Tauney, Corbet, Dardel, Dumont.
It is characterized by the presence of Corinthian columns made of white and red marble. The bas-reliefs of the monument show battles. The columns are topped by several soldiers of the Grand Army representing a dragon, a cuirassier, a grenadier, a pomegranate, a hunter horse, a gunner, an engineer, and a rifleman.
The monument is crowned with the quadriga is a copy of the horses Bronze Constantine. This illustrates Quadrige peace on a triumphal chariot.
Transfer to the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel in Paris
The Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel is located at a distance of 19.5 km from Orly airport, 27.5 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 85.8 km from the airport of Beauvais.