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The Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées, commonly known as the Grand Palais (English: Great Palace), is a large historic site, exhibition hall and museum complex located at the Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France.

Construction of the Grand Palais began in 1897 following the demolition of the Palais de l’Industrie (Palace of Industry) as part of the preparation works for the Universal Exposition of 1900, which also included the creation of the adjacent Petit Palais and Pont Alexandre III.

The structure was built in the style of Beaux-Arts architecture as taught by the École des Beaux-Arts of Paris. The building reflects the movement’s taste for ornate decoration through its stone facades, the formality of its floor planning and the use of techniques that were innovative at the time, such as its glass vault, its structure made of iron and light steel framing, and its use of reinforced concrete.

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3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris, France

GPS:

48.86638163555635, 2.3116657911775746

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Due to the Vigipirate Plan (increase security measures) level "attack alert", access to Grand Palais is forbidden to all suitcases, all travel bags and backpacks larger than A3 size. The Grand Palais security service may be required to take, without notice, any measure it deems useful.

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