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Elysee Palace, Paris

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Elysee Palace is the official residence of the President of the French Republic, containing his office, and is where the Council of Ministers meets. You can only view this site from a distance, as security is locked tight. The best time to go may be at the top of each hour, when the changing of the guard occurs. Meanwhile, check out the upscale shopping in the area accompanied by beautiful architecture.

Elysee Palace also has French-style gardens, containing patterned flowerbeds and alleys of chestnut trees lined with hedgerows, in which presidents hosted parties on the afternoon of Bastille Day until 2010. Since then, Nicolas Sarkozy, the former President of France, decided to stop organizing this event because of France's high debt and the economic crisis. Using our international travel planner, Paris attractions like Elysee Palace can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The European Cultural Heritage Day (Journ'es europ'ennes du patrimoine) is home to Paris, and the saturday and sunday of the third week of September every year falls on that day. On this day, various historical heritages throughout Paris were free or specially open to the public, and the Elysee Palace was no exception. It was at 14 o'clock that I started to line up at eight in the morning and entered the Elysee Palace. It is a building of the standing position called the Presidential Palace of the Republic, but I think that the Palace of Luxandbourg and paris City Hall are better if it says in luxury and glitter. (These are also released on Historical Heritage Day.) These three places are popular, and three places may be tough in two days, so I think it's a good idea to choose behold president or royal. Presidential goods were also sold at the exit. When I had a bag of Elysee Palace, I asked the locals, "Wow, how many hours did you line up?" The procession is probably famous among the people of Paris.
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  • Back to al-Fasar al-Jamri Palace, the seat of the French presidency, or the government, a beautiful view and a beautiful design.
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  • Elysee Palace and the gardens seem great (better than The White House), but walls and gates are too high to be able to see something interesting.
  • Fries are good. Definitely a good adress. Only bad point : no menu advertised at the Palais entrance... Can be improved ;)
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