We are so used to see the Grande Roue on the Place de la Concorde that it almost blends into the Parisian monuments in the same manner as the obelisk taking center stage of the Place. However, it is time to disassemble this attraction to the greatest displeasure of its owner, Mr Campion.
Indeed, we witness an arm wrestling between the "King of carnies" – who already gained a few additional days on the initial scheduled date – and the Mairie de Paris. Originally, the attraction should have cleared off at the latest on April 30.
Last November, Marcel Campion blocked off the Place de la Concorde for a few hours as a reaction to the threat from the government to disassemble the Grande Roue earlier because it takes up much more place than expected. In short, the battle is still going on and Marcel Campion very much hopes to fight for quite some time!
But let the Grande Roue enthusiasts be rest assured, the attraction will be back as soon as the Christmas Market on the Champs-Elysées is open, that is to say on November 17, 2017. In the meantime, hurry up, you just have a few days left to admire Paris from the top of this wonderful ride! The ticket costs €12 per adult and €6 per child!
The Grande Roue is about to be disassembled
Closed on May 18, 2017 and open on November 17, 2017
Rate: €12 per adult, €6 per child
Place de la concorde
Place de la Concorde
75008 Paris 8
Fermée jusqu'au 17 novembre 2017