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Invalides West - Eiffel Tower

Paris, France

Invalides West - Eiffel Tower

Length1.5 mi
Elev. Gain26.2 ft
Est. Steps3500

River

Scenic views

City walk

Historic site

Quiet place

Bathroom

Overgrown

Created by Energie
Introduction
Invalides West - Eiffel Tower is a 1.5 mile (3,500-step) route located near Paris, France. This route has an elevation gain of about 26.2 ft and is rated as easy. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
Départ du square à l’ouest des Invalides ( Musée de la guerre), avenue de la Motte-Piquet, site historique de l’école militaire, Champs de Mars, monument “ Le mur de la paix “, Tour Eiffel et traversée de la Seine

Eiffel Tower

Place
The Eiffel Tower ( EYE-fəl; French: tour Eiffel [tuʁ‿ɛfɛl] (listen)) is a wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower.Constructed from 1887 to 1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticised by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but it has become a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognisable structures in the world.

Exposition Universelle (1900)

Place
The Exposition Universelle of 1900, better known in English as the 1900 Paris Exposition, was a world's fair held in Paris, France, from 14 April to 12 November 1900, to celebrate the achievements of the past century and to accelerate development into the next. The style that was universally present in the Exposition was Art Nouveau.

Champ de Mars

Place
The Champ de Mars (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɑ̃ də maʁs] ; English: Field of Mars) is a large public greenspace in Paris, France, located in the seventh arrondissement, between the Eiffel Tower to the northwest and the École Militaire to the southeast. The park is named after the Campus Martius ("Mars Field") in Rome, a tribute to the Latin name of the Roman God of war.

Champ de Mars massacre

Place
The Champ de Mars massacre took place on 17 July 1791 in Paris at the Champ de Mars against a crowd of republican protesters amid the French Revolution. Two days before, the National Constituent Assembly issued a decree that King Louis XVI would retain his throne under a constitutional monarchy. This decision came after Louis and his family had unsuccessfully tried to flee France in the Flight to Varennes the month before.

Galerie des machines

Place
The Galerie des machines (officially Palais des machines) was a pavilion built for the Exposition Universelle (1889) in Paris. Located in the Grenelle district, the huge pavilion was made of iron, steel and glass.A similarly-named structure was erected for the 1878 exposition, but the 1889 version was by far the largest vaulted building to have yet been built.

Grande Roue de Paris

Place
The Grande Roue de Paris was a 100-metre (328 ft) tall Ferris wheel built in 1900 for the Exposition Universelle world exhibition at Paris. Financing the "Grande Roue de Paris" happened by the creation of the "Paris Gigantic Wheel and Varieties Company" and selling the shares of this company .It was the tallest wheel in the world at the time of its opening.

Champ de Mars (Paris Métro)

Place
Champ de Mars is a ghost station along line 8 of the Paris Métro, between the stations la Motte-Picquet - Grenelle and École Militaire. It is situated in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, to the southwest of the public garden called Champ de Mars.

Great Paris Exhibition Telescope of 1900

Place
The Great Paris Exhibition Telescope of 1900, with an objective lens of 1.25 m (49 in) in diameter, was the largest refracting telescope ever constructed. It was built as the centerpiece of the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1900. Its construction was instigated in 1892 by François Deloncle (1856–1922), a member of the French Chambre des Députés.

American Library in Paris

Place
The American Library in Paris is the largest English-language lending library on the European mainland. It operates as a non-profit cultural association in France incorporated under the laws of Delaware. Library members have access to more than 120,000 books, 500 periodicals (some of which date back to the mid-19th century), audio-visual materials, plus reference and research resources in paper and electronic form.

Rue Saint-Dominique

Place
The Rue Saint-Dominique is a street in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. It was formerly known as Chemin de la Longue Raye (1355), Chemin des Treilles (1433), Chemin Herbu (des Moulins à Vent) (1523), Chemin de l'Oseraie (1527), Chemin du Port (1530), Chemin des Vaches (1542), Chemin de la Justice and Chemin des Charbonniers.
Route Details

Length

1.5 mi

Elev. Gain

26.2 ft

Est. Steps

3500
Created by
Energie
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