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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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Motorcyclists ride down the Champs-Elysees Avenue, Paris, France, as they follow the hearse carrying the casket of French rock star Johnny Hallyday during his funeral procession yesterday KAMIL ZIHNIOGLU
There was a change to the usual route on to the Champs-Elysees as the peloton passed through the Grand Palais, which was used to promote Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
When I was young, I was looking at the Champs-Elysees stage on TV.
The security forces launched an operation after a car rammed into a mobile police on the iconic Champs-Elysees in central Paris yesterday.
The only trouble he found on the last day was when a paper bag became caught on his bike, requiring a change, on the penultimate lap of the Champs-Elysees.
102 Avenue des Champs-Elysees is at the center of one of the most desirable locations in the world, just blocks from the Arc de Triomphe and Place Charles de Gaulle," said Sitt.
According to a Hong Kong Stock Exchange filing from June, when the deal was first announced, Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees has had an occupancy rate of over 88% over the past three years.
And the German said: "Emotionally, this win is close to the one I got on the Champs-Elysees in Paris last year.
But Champs-Elysees takes a different take on its internationalism, focusing on American fare that might fall out of European festival consideration.
Shortly afterwards, the same man hijacked a car nearby and forced the driver to drop him on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in central Paris, the driver told police.
The 125-kilometre trek was the last of four successive stages in the Alps and the final significant obstacle Froome needed to overcome before Sunday's usually relaxed ride to the finish on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.
Harrods in the UK, moved swiftly to purchase a second luxury property on Paris's Avenue des Champs-Elysees in December 2012, reports