Place Charles-de-Gaulle – Paris

English: Photograph of the west face of the Ar...

English: Photograph of the west face of the Arc de Triomphe, Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris on the 24th of August 2006 at approximately 20:00 local time. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This square was for a long time called Place de l’Etoile (Star Square) because of the geometrical design of the twelve avenues fanning out from the square, which is located at the summit of the old Roule hill, and which converge on the Arc de Triomphe.

The Place de l’Etoile took the name Charles-de-Gaulle upon General de Gaulle’s death in 1970.

Address :

Place Charles-de-Gaulle

75008 Paris

via Place Charles-de-Gaulle – Paris.fr.

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