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Memorial "Eternal Flame" in Paris

  • Champs-Elysees, France
  • Star Area, Paris, France 
  • Memorial "Eternal Flame" in Paris - this is one of the most memorable memorials of the city dedicated to the unknown soldier. Gregoire Calvet in 1921 proposed a monument to equip a gas burner to light it at night. The fire in the memorial was set two years after its opening, after which was lit near the Arc de Triomphe, where burns to this day.

    According to some reports there are buried remains of an unknown soldier who died in the battles of the First World War. Around Memorial decorate bouquets of fresh flowers that regularly lay here veterans. Surrounding area is lined with antique tiles, adding to the attractiveness of the memorial. He is especially good in the evening.
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Sights nearby

Metro Station Charles de Gaulle Etoile
Arc de Triomphe
The observation deck Arc de Triomphe
Shopping center Drugstore Publicis
Convention and Visitors Bureau
Restaurant "Guy Savoy"
House of Honore de Balzac
Restaurant Pierre Gagnaire
Lido
Louis Vuitton boutique on the Champs Elysees
Spa My Blend by Clarins
Monument to Honore de Balzac
Aviation Club de France
Restaurant Taillevent
Musée Dapper Paris 16 Passy
Pleyel concert hall
The hotel "Salomon de Rothschild"
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Patisserie Laduree
Restaurant Le Cinq
The National Maritime Museum
American Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
Shopping center L`Atelier Renault
Elysee Pavilion
Museum of Fashion and Costume

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