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Arc de Triomphe

A picture of arc de Triomphe; Paris, France.


Shot in March 2011 with a Canon EOS 60D 18-200mm IS. The RAW files are developed with Photoshop Lightroom 3.


The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. The Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I. The monument stands 50 metres in height, 45 m wide and 22 m deep.

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Taken on March 25, 2011