Palais de l'Élysée
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Address: 55, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris
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Ranked #108 of 140 in France

Ranked #48 of 61 in Ile-de-France

Ranked #41 of 53 in Paris

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Élysée Palace

The Élysée Palace (French: Palais de l'Élysée; pronounced [pa.lɛ d(ə)]) is the official residence of the President of France. Completed in 1722, it was initially built for Louis Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne. It was used as the office of the French President for the first time in 1848. The current building contains the office of the President and the meeting place of the Council of Ministers. It is located near the Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the name Élysée deriving from Elysian Fields, the place of the blessed dead in Greek mythology. Important foreign visitors are hosted at the nearby Hôtel de Marigny, a palatial...

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