Elysée Palace

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Élysée Palace with Republican Guards at the gate.

The Élysée Palace (French: Palais de l'Élysée, pronounced: [pa.lɛ d(ə) le.li.ze]) is the official residence of the French president. It is in Paris, in the 8th arrondissement, near the Champs-Élysées. The building is under protection of a unit of the famous Republican Guard. It was built between 1718 and 1722.

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  • De Moncan, Patrice, Le Palais de l'Élysée : visite guidée, Paris : Éditions du Mécène, 2011.