The curiosities at the bottom of the Champs-Elysées

The curiosities at the bottom of the Champs-Elysées

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If the upper part of the Champs-Elysées has many shops that will delight shopping enthusiasts, the lower part of the avenue has many attractions. With these historic monuments and these essential addresses, it offers a walk where relaxation and cultural activities mix. Here's what you shouldn't miss.

The Petit Palais, museum of the city of Paris

D'home Productions ### The Petit Palais, also built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, is located opposite the Grand Palais but it has nothing to envy! It is in fact the Museum of Fine Arts of the City of Paris where successive quality exhibitions follow one another.

A commemorative statue

D'home Productions ### In front of the Grand Palais, you can admire the imposing statue of General de Gaulle. This 3.60 m high bronze statue by Jean Cardot represents the general descending the Champs-Elysées. Each year on June 18, a commemoration ceremony takes place at the foot of the statue.

An incredible view of the Arc de Triomphe

D'home Productions ### Take advantage of the crossing of the Champs-Elysées to admire the impressive avenue that leads to the Arc de Triomphe built from 1808 to 1835. On the other side, you can see the famous Luxor obelisk erected in 1836 place de la Concorde.

The Elysée Pavilion for a gourmet break

D'home Productions ### Created in 1900 for the Universal Exhibition, the Pavillon Elysée now offers a gourmet stopover signed by pastry chef Lenôtre. The Pavilion has a café, a pastry shop, but also a cooking school and reception rooms.