Champ de Mars

Type: Attractions, Cultural Venues, Family Friendly, Outdoor Activities, Parks, Public Spaces, Relaxing

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First built in 1780, the parc du Champ-de-Mars is a large green space that stretches from the Eiiffel Tower all the way down to the Ecole Militaire to the southeast. It is a favored place for...  Read More


  • Best Attractions & Activities, Outdoor Activities: "The Champ de Mars is the favored spot for picnics and afternoons spent with a book stretched out on a blanket under the sunshine and the towering Tour Eiffel. It is open both day and night so star-gazing is also a popular pastime here."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Eiffel Tower is one of the top ten most recognized landmarks in the world. It was originally built as a temporary structure.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Measuring in at 24.5 hectares (60.5 acres), a reduction from its original 42 hectares (103.7 acres), this is still the largest green space in Paris.

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