The Arc de Triomphe is a monument in Paris that stands in the centre of the Place de l'Étoile, at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. Coordinates: . It is the linchpin of the historic axis (L' Axe historique) leading from the courtyard of the Louvre Palace, a sequence of monuments and grand thoroughfares on a route leading out of Paris. The monument's iconographic program pitted heroically nude French youths against bearded Germanic warriors in chain mail and set the tone for public monuments with triumphant nationalistic messages until World War I. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arc de Triomphe"
The Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel is a triumphal arch in Paris, France. It is located on the Place du Carrousel, just to the west of the Louvre. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel"
The Arch of Galerius ( Greek: τόξο του Γαλερίου or Aψίδα του Γαλερίου) and the Tomb of Galerius (Τάφος του Γαλερίου) are neighbouring monuments in the city of Thessaloniki, in the province of Central Macedonia in northern Greece. The Tomb of Galerius is better known as the Rotonda, the Church of Agios Georgios or (in English) the Rotunda of St. George. The 4th century Roman Emperor Galerius intended these two structures to form part of an imperial precinct linked to his Thessaloniki palace, which no longer survives. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arch and Tomb of Galerius"
The Arch of Augustus is an arch situated in the city of Rome, Italy. Though now in ruins, its appearance can be found on coins from the period. It consisted of three major arches very similar to the Arch of Constantine. Between the Temple of Julius Caesar and the Castor and Pollux temple one can find the remnants of the Arch of Augustus. The triumphal arch had three passage ways. It marked the beginning of the excessive building of monuments at the Forum. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arch of Augustus"
The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected to commemorate Constantine's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312 AD. Dedicated in 315 AD, it is the latest of the extant triumphal arches in Rome, from which it differs by the extensive re-use of parts of earlier buildings. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arch of Constantine"
The white marble Arch of Septimius Severus at the northeast end of the Roman Forum is a triumphal arch erected in 204 AD to commemorate the Parthian victories of the Emperor and his two sons Caracalla and Geta in the two campaigns against the Partians, of 195 and 203. The three archways rest on piers, in front of which are detached Composite columns on pedestals. So much debris and silt eroded from the surrounding hills that the arch was imbedded to the base of the columns (illustration, right). The damage wrought by wheeled medieval and early modern traffic can still be seen on the column bases, above the bas-reliefs of the socles (illustration, below right). ...more on Wikipedia about "Arch of Septimius Severus"
The Arch of Sergius (also referred to as the Arch of the Sergii) is an Ancient Roman triumphal arch located in Pula, Croatia. The arch commemorates the Sergii family, specifically Lucius Sergius Lepidus, a tribune serving in the twenty-ninth legion which participated in the Battle of Actium and disbanded in 27 BC. This suggests an approximate date of construction. The arch stood behind the original naval gate of the early Roman colony. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arch of Sergius"
The Arch of Titus is a triumphal arch with a single arched opening, located on the Via Sacra just to the south-east of the Forum in Rome. It was constructed shortly after the death of the emperor Titus (born AD 41, emperor 79- 81). ...more on Wikipedia about "Arch of Titus"
The Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang was built to commemorate the Korean resistance to Japan from 1925 to 1945. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arch of Triumph (Pyongyang)"
Arcul de Triumf is a triumphal arch located in the northern part of Bucharest, on the Kiseleff Road. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arcul de Triumf"
The Brandenburg Gate ( German: Brandenburger Tor) is a triumphal arch, the symbol of Berlin, Germany. It is located at on the Pariser Platz, it is the only remaining one of the series of gates through which one entered Berlin. One block to its north lies the Reichstag. It constitutes the monumental termination of Unter den Linden, the renowned boulevard of linden trees which led directly to the royal residence. It was commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II as a sign of peace and built by Karl Gotthard Langhans from 1788 to 1791. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brandenburg Gate"
The Gateway of India is a monument located in Mumbai, India. Located on the waterfront in South Mumbai, the Gateway is a basalt arch 26 metres high. The Gateway is traditionally the first thing visitors arriving by boat would see of Bombay. Behind the Gateway steps lead down to the waterfront, where boat trips can be had to locations such as Elephanta Island. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gateway of India"
Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, New York forms the main entrance to Prospect Park. It is perhaps best known for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Arch, Brooklyn’s version of the Arc de Triomphe. It is also the site of the Bailey Fountain, and a monument to John F. Kennedy, as well as statues of Civil War generals Gouverneur Kemble Warren and Henry Warner Slocum, along with busts of notable Brooklyn citizens Henry Maxwell Tablet and Alexander J.C. Skene. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grand Army Plaza"
The Grande Arche de la Fraternité is a monument in the business district of La Défense to the west of Paris. It is usually known as the Arche de la Défense or simply as La Grande Arche. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grande Arche" www.shortopedia.com Dreamteam.
The Swords of Qādisiyyah, also called the Hands of Victory, is a pair of triumphal arches in central Baghdad, Iraq. Each arch consists of a pair of hands holding crossed swords. The two arches mark the entrances to a parade-ground constructed to commemorate Iraq's supposed victory in the Iran-Iraq war (in which most international observers believe Iraq to have been defeated). ...more on Wikipedia about "Hands of Victory"
Situated on the Rajpath in New Delhi, India Gate (originally called the All India War Memorial) was built by Edwin Lutyens to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I and the Afghan Wars. The foundation stone was laid on 10 February, 1921 by the Duke of Connaught. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. It was completed in 1931. Burning under it since 1971 is the Amar Jawan Jyoti, the eternal soldier's flame, which marks the Unknown Soldier's Tomb. ...more on Wikipedia about "India Gate"
Marble Arch is a white Carrara marble monument near Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park, at the western end of Oxford Street in London, England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marble Arch"
The Menin Gate Memorial at the eastern exit of the town of Ypres (known as "Ieper" in Dutch) in Flanders, Belgium, marks the starting point for one of the main roads out of the town that led Allied soldiers to the front line during World War I. Designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield and built by the British government, the Menin Gate Memorial opened on July 24, 1927 as a monument dedicated to the missing British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the fierce battles around the Ypres Salient area who have no known grave. ...more on Wikipedia about "Menin Gate"
The Narva Triumphal Gate was erected in the vast Narva Square (known as the Stachek Square in Soviet years), St Petersburg, in 1814 to commemorate the Russian victory over Napoleon. The wooden structure was constructed on the Narva highway with the purpose of greeting the soldiers who were returning from abroad after their victory over Napoleon. The architect of the original Narva Gate was Giacomo Quarenghi. The program was meant to respond to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, originally erected to celebrate Napoleon's victory over the Allies at Austerlitz, but the material used was a weather-resistent plaster that was never intended to be permanent. ...more on Wikipedia about "Narva Triumphal Gate"
The Newport News Victory Arch (or simply Victory Arch) is a monument erected in Newport News, Virginia, first in 1919 and then rebuilt in 1962. The Victory Arch was established as a memorial to those who served in the American armed forces during periods of war. It is located on 25th Street and West Avenue in downtown Newport News, near the Jessie M. Rattley Municipal Center. ...more on Wikipedia about "Newport News Victory Arch"
Patuxay (literally Victory Gate), formerly the Anousavary or Anosavari Monument, is a monument in the center of Vientiane, Laos built in 1962 or 1968. ...more on Wikipedia about "Patuxay"
The Peace Arch is a gateway-type monument situated on the border between the United States and Canada, between the communities of Blaine, Washington and Surrey, British Columbia. The Peace Arch, standing 20.5 meters tall, was built by Sam Hill and dedicated in September of 1921, and commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Ghent in 1814. The monument is built on the exact U.S. - Canada boundary, between Interstate 5 and B.C. Highway 99, in the grass median between the northbound and southbound lanes. The Peace Arch has the flags of the U.S. and Canada mounted on its crown, and two inscriptions on both sides of its frieze. The inscription on the U.S. side of the Peace Arch reads "Children of a common mother", and the words on the Canadian side read "Brethren dwelling together in unity". Within the arch, each side has an iron gate hinged on either side of the border. This signifies the fact that both countries would have to consent for the border to be closed. The Peace Arch is surrounded by Peace Arch Park, which also spans both sides of the Canada-U.S. border. Within the park is a major border crossing which has never closed, symbolising a long history of peace between the two nations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Peace Arch"
Poklonnaya Gora ( Russian/Cyrillic: Поклонная гора, a bow-down hill) is, at 171.5 metres, one of the highest spots in Moscow. Its two summits used to be separated by the Setun River, until one of the summits was razed in 1987. ...more on Wikipedia about "Poklonnaya Hill"
The Arc de Triomphe or Porte du Peyrou is a triumphal arch in Montpellier, in southern France. ...more on Wikipedia about "Porte du Peyrou"
The Red Gates in Moscow used to be a rare example of a triumphal arch built to an exuberantly baroque design. ...more on Wikipedia about "Red Gate"
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