Schreiber-Bogen Card Modelling Arc de Triomphe in Paris
to cut colored model and stick together!
Material: paper, cardboard
Number of sheets: 8
Scale: 1: 250
Additionally necessary: paper scissors, glue
Helpful tools: scalpel, bone folder, small clamps and needles for fixing
The manufacturer classifies his models in five levels of difficulty one:
"Children Model": very light and with childlike motifs
"0": beginners model
Historical Arc de Triomphe in Paris
The Arc de Triomphe in Paris was originally built in honor of the imperial armies under Napoleon. the triumphal arches were used as a model in the Roman Forum in Rome, which were dedicated to the Roman emperors Titus and Constantine.
The construction was started in the 1806th During the construction work was adjusted in 1810 to mark the marriage of Napoleon a wooden temporary the Arc de Triomphe on. 1814, the construction work was interrupted when Napoleon abdicated. 1824 was Louis XVIII. accommodate the construction work again. 1836 the monument was finally completed. In the thirty years of construction, the external appearance of the sheet changed six times.
The Arc de Triomphe is almost 50 meters high and has on all sides arches. Bas-reliefs and groups of figures show Napoleon's victories and scenes from the time of the French Revolution. Inside the monument a small museum is housed in memory of soldiers killed below the viewing platform. At the bottom of the arch is since 1920 the tomb of an unknown soldier. There wreath-laying ceremonies are held today.
Inscriptions list the locations of major French battles and the names of 660 war heroes.
To date, the Arc de Triomphe is a venue for solemn state ceremonies. These include the commemoration of the National Day on July 14 and parades of the French military. The cycling event "Tour de France" takes you past the Arc de Triomphe before it ends on the Champs-Elysees.
Today twelve large roads start from the Arc de Triomphe. One of these roads is the Avenue des Champs-Elysees, next to numerous restaurants and luxury boutiques, the palace of the French government is in the day. From the deck of the bow of a view over all of Paris to Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur, Champs Elysees, the Louvre and many other attractions offers.