Luxor Obelisk

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  • Address: Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France, 75008 Paris, France
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Monument, Family And Kids

Luxor Obelisk - Review

Right at the center of the city, this famous obelisk of Egypt is located. This 75 foot high monumental pillar is located at the most famous and largest square of Paris. According to history, this monument was erected in 1836 and was gifted by Viceroy of Egypt to King Charles. The primary reason behind the installation of this obelisk was to spread peace after the horrific situation the city faced during the French Revolution. Made of pink granite, this obelisk is surely an eye-catcher.  

Spend some time to admire this beautiful monument which is an important landmark in the history of France.

Luxor Obelisk Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

Luxor Obelisk Hours

  • You can visit the obelisk any time of the day.

How To reach Luxor Obelisk by Public Transport

  • On foot

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TripHobo Highlights for Luxor Obelisk

  • Luxor Obelisk Address: Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France, 75008 Paris, France
  • Luxor Obelisk Timing: 24-hrs
  • Luxor Obelisk Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Luxor Obelisk(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Luxor Obelisk: 00:45 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Luxor Obelisk

  • 0.94% of people who visit Paris include Luxor Obelisk in their plan

  • 52.63% of people start their Luxor Obelisk visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Luxor Obelisk

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

84.21% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Luxor Obelisk

People normally club together Museum Of Modern Art City Of Paris and Church Of Saint-sulpice while planning their visit to Luxor Obelisk.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Luxor Obelisk Trips

Luxor Obelisk, Paris Reviews

  • Beautiful plaza with a rich history. Small park across street with metal lounge chairs for relaxing and viewing. Enjoyed the sunset :)

  • Beautiful obelisk at the Concorde public square west of the Tuliere Gardens. Was gifted to France by Egypt and the awesome story is that this obelisk was transported from Egypt to France in one finished piece! And apparently this transportation feat was in itself a huge improvisation from the techniques back then. The obelisk is indeed beautiful with scriptures of it's construction and transportation carved onto it.

  • Egyptian Obelisk stands in the main square of concorde. The Arcade Triomphe is situated right next to it. Love this entire street.

  • Great monument at the beginning of the Champs Elyse. It's a gift to France from Egypt. The obelisk is 3000 years old. It's a piece of Egypt in the middle of Paris.

  • was surprised to see so much Egyptian history in Paris, very cool to see

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