Champs-Élysées
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Address: From Place de la Concorde to Place Charles de Gaulle
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Ranked #26 of 140 in France

Ranked #10 of 61 in Ile-de-France

Ranked #9 of 53 in Paris

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Avenue des Champs-Élysées July 24, 2009 N1.jpg
The Champs-Élysées as seen from the Arc de Triomphe

Champs-Élysées

The Avenue des Champs-Élysées (French pronunciation: [av(ə).ny de ʃɑ̃z‿e.li.ze] ( listen)) is an avenue in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi) long and 70 metres (230 ft) wide, running between the Place de la Concorde and the Place Charles de Gaulle, where the Arc de Triomphe is located. It is known for its theatres, cafés, and luxury shops, for the annual Bastille Day military parade, and as the finish of the Tour de France cycle race.

The name is French for the Elysian Fields, the paradise for dead heroes in Greek mythology. Champs-Élysées is widely regarded to be one of the most recognisable avenues in the...

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