Modelled on the ancient Arc d'Orange, this monument was constructed by Penchaud in 1823 to commemorate the victories of ... More
Arc de Triomphe of Porte d'Aix
Modelled on the ancient Arc d'Orange, this monument was constructed by Penchaud in 1823 to commemorate the victories of the French Revolution and the First Empire, and as a tribute to the glory of the Republic, the Consulate, and the Empire. With its inscriptions and bas-reliefs, and sculpture by David d'Angers and Ramey, the arch marks the old entrance to the city. Admission: Free
The museum is currently closed for renovation and is scheduled to re open in 2012. Situated on the relic gardens,
this museum traces the history of the foundations of Marseille and from the first centuries of its existence around ...
Arc de Triomphe is a site of memories, current events, and celebrations. The lists of the dead will move you.
Standing in a direct line between the Louvre and the Grande Arche de la Défense, the monument links the ...
Constructed in 1691, this monument is one of several built to glorify the monarchy. The carved medallions, dating from 1773,
celebrate the achievements of King Louis XIV of France. A small door under the vaulted archway provides access to ...