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Champs Élysées

(shäN zālēzā`), avenue of Paris, France, leading from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. It is celebrated for its tree-lined beauty, its commodious breadth, the elegance of its cafés, theaters, and shops, and the fountain display at its center. Begun by Louis XIV and completed by Louis XV, it led through open country until the early 19th cent.
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French policemen and firefighters secure the area on the Champs Elysees avenue after an incident in Paris
Champs Elysees was cordoned off while central Paris was in a lockdown.
Quantity or scope: Restoration works of the bandstand Champs Elyses gardens, with the replacement of the access staircase kiosk, situated above the Champs Elysees gardening workshop.
An Aston Marton DB5, right, and DB10 on display on the Champs Elysees avenue, in Paris.
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The Champs Elysees center is visited by tourists from around the world daily.
I'll try and win on the Champs Elysees and that's all I can do," said Cavendish, who yesterday celebrated the 14th Tour win of his career.
I'll try and win on the Champs Elysees and that's all I can do," said Cavendish, who celebrated the 14th Tour win of his career on Friday.
He hopes strollers on the Champs Elysees will think about "what is on their plates and become more active consumers".
Later French, American and Senegalese troops marched triumphantly down the Champs Elysee to ecstatic cheers of Parisians of all ages.
Cavendish, who now has a career total of 10 Tour stage wins, said: "I said all along, I wanted to win on the Champs Elysees.
Ridden by Garrett Gomez, Champs Elysees was sixth in the field of six older horses on the backstretch, moved up to third on the final turn and won by 11/4 lengths, covering 11/4 miles on the turf course in 2:00.