We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Place de la Concorde

| At the end of the Champs Elysses, 75008 Paris, France
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$59.97*
and up
Segway Tours in Paris
More Info
US$20.39*
and up
Paris Express City Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
The city's largest public square has a lengthy history as well - it served as the site of the guillotine that was used to execute Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Robespierre and many others during the French Revolution.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ferris wheel” (61 reviews)
“champs elysees” (130 reviews)
LOCATION
| At the end of the Champs Elysses, 75008 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
CONTACT
Website
Ways to Experience Place de la Concorde
from US$20.40
More Info
from US$78.00
More Info
from US$70.80
More Info
from US$341.80
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (2,924)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"egyptian obelisk"
in 85 reviews
"ferris wheel"
in 61 reviews
"champs elysees"
in 130 reviews
"french revolution"
in 75 reviews
"marie antoinette"
in 52 reviews
"largest square in paris"
in 26 reviews
"big wheel"
in 23 reviews
"public square"
in 19 reviews
"huge square"
in 14 reviews
"national assembly"
in 14 reviews
"louis xvi"
in 13 reviews
"tuileries garden"
in 29 reviews
"eiffel tower"
in 113 reviews
"king louis"
in 21 reviews
"historical significance"
in 18 reviews
"starting point"
in 18 reviews
"tour de france"
in 12 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 931 reviews

Reviewed today

This square is strategically located, right in the heart of Paris, between the Louvre Museum and the wonderful gardens of Tuileries and the elegant Avenue Champs Elysée, and is one of the biggest squares of Paris. At its center there are famous monuments and events...More

Thank Francisco D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are lots of museums and hotels nearby and the buildings are gorgeous even if you don’t go in and just do “window shopping” type of visit where you see look at the exteriors. The big wheel reminds me of London eye

Thank Sheana C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago

Built about 240 years ago, this is Paris' largest "square". Soon after its completion is served as the primary execution (by guillotine) of over 1100 people!! While there is lots of traffic around this centrally located square, it covers almost 50 acres/2.1 million ft2!! It...More

Thank Mark D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

The octagonal, 20 acre, Place de la Concorde is the largest square in Paris. It is situated on the historical axis between the Tuileries and the Champs-Elysées. At each corner of the octagon are two stone monuments representing eight French cities. The Luxor Obelisk located...More

Thank Larry C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The site is so historical, I would much more enjoy some local reading and signs about the place and also some shops with information and local related souvenirs.

Thank Sophia A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This square sits at the end of the Champs Elysses. It contains the famous Obelisk as well as some fountains which are well known in Paris and in many Paris movies. I like this square alot. Some great photo ops with the Obelisk in the...More

Thank finesilver
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great historical buildings and museums around. You can see everything from here and start to visit Champs Elysee. However we found there's very few passages for walkers and it's mainly for cars, which is the same everywhere in Paris. Surprisingly how few walking arcades they...More

Thank fisupeksu
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many things to see and do in this area. Great statues and fountains. If you want to go on ferris wheel it has amazing views.

Thank BryanHouse
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Place de la Concorde was built in 1775 and during the revolution in 1792 became the square that hundreds of executions took place by guillotine, including Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. In the 19th century the square became popular and in 1833 received the...More

Thank rayrest
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is the monument in the center of hexagonal location and Fontain des mers. The area is walkable from the Seine river, the Champs Elysees and the Louvre Museum and located between parks Jardins des Champs-Elysees and Jardins des Tuileries, also close to Metro station...More

Thank Asep H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches
along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front
of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is
lined with the world’s best jewelers and their
glittering window displays. Every other establishment
has someone to open the door for you or park your car.
You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,814 hotels in Paris
Hotel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel
157 reviews
.22 km away
Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg
827 reviews
.28 km away
Hotel Cambon
474 reviews
.31 km away
Melia Vendome - Paris
1,006 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bistrot Francois Felix
336 reviews
.25 km away
Maxim's
413 reviews
.19 km away
Blossom
77 reviews
.26 km away
Lescure
285 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Musee de l'Orangerie
14,540 reviews
.26 km away
Jardin des Tuileries
6,599 reviews
.21 km away
Obelisk of Luxor
507 reviews
.03 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
28 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from mcitaly2016 | Reviewed this property |
You can take a 1 hour walk with a wonderful view: cross the Alexandre III bridge, pass through the Invalides, and walk on the Champs de Mars to the Eiffel Tower. Or just follow the Seine, it is shorter. Or take the metro 8... More
2
Votes
NKV88
3 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from MrdDiDiMau | Reviewed this property |
You don't need tickets for the Place or the park.
1
Vote
;