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Elysee Palace

55 rue du Faubourg Saint Honore, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 42 92 81 00
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4 weeks ago
“President of France ”
24 Dec 2017
“Outside view only”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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55 rue du Faubourg Saint Honore, 75008 Paris, France
Champs-Élysées
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+33 1 42 92 81 00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Elysee Palace has been the official residence of the president of France since 1848. Great for an outside view of this historic building.

1  Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

On walking past the Élysée Palace today, there were many police / security personnel around and blocking the footpath and the ability to directly walk past the Palace. The closest you could get is walking in the other side of the road, with barriers up...More

1  Thank KylieIsTravelling
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

You need to spend full day in the palace and it garden .The palace ticket price 18euro and the garden ticket 12euro ..This site must see site if you are intend to visit paris .in the garden there is some activities if you interest in...More

2  Thank yoyo200
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Security at the Elysee Palace was very noticeable with the adjacent roads closed and armed police greatly in evidence. On asking a camera crew (only 3 of them) what was happening we were told "nothing special" and they were just there to get a background...More

Thank DrJimE
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We have just passed by because you can not go insidedue to the security issues. Élysée Palace is the official residence of the President of France since 1848. But once per year the palace is open on European Heritage day but the queue starts at...More

1  Thank Rubaiyat E S
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

A nice old building of historical & architectural value full of history.Well maintained. This building has been the official residence of the President of France since 1848. One can see it only from the outside, due to security reasons. A must See it if your...More

1  Thank DilrukshiH
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Palace is open free to the public on Herritage weekend in Sept each year. We were so looking forward to seeing this very famous palace. BUT not prepared for the 6 hour wait!! You read right....6 hrs. As much as we wanted to be...More

1  Thank Paytons
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Like Downing Street in London security is high around important government buildings and so it is impossible to get a great view. However it was nice to pass by.

Thank Taxidevil
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

i honestly had no idea this beautiful place existed! i saw the original layout and saw how much moire once existed! it was a grand palace indeed

Thank melikegc
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

We were lucky to be in Paris during the ‘Weekend du Patrimoine’. A weekend during which a large number of official buildings that normally are closed to the public were open. It took some patience before we got in – SIX hours in line on...More

1  Thank Frank G
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