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Champs-Élysées

The avenue des champs-élysées () is a boulevard in the 8th arrondissement of paris, 1.9 kilometres long and 70 metres wide, which runs between the place de la concorde and the place charles de gaulle, where the arc de triomphe is located. it is famous for its theatres, cafés and luxury shops, and for the military parade that takes place each year on the avenue on 14 july to celebrate bastille day. the name is french for elysian fields, the paradise for dead heroes in greek mythology.