announcements of Emmanuel Macron on Monday was not enough to appease the wrath of the “yellow vests”. A new day of mobilization of the citizens ‘ movement is non-political is brewing in the whole of France. In Paris, the insurgents, who were protesting against the increase in fuel prices have called for a protest on the Champs-Elysées, and then on the place de l’opéra in the Ninth arrondissement.
As a result, the Centre des monuments nationaux has announced in a press release relayed Friday the closure of a number of monuments in the capital this Saturday, December 15, “for safety”.
At the heart of the action, the Arc de Triomphe, already degraded by thugs at the beginning of the month will be closed to the public, as The expiatory Chapel and the domaine national du Palais-royal, not far from the Opera square. In addition, several monuments of the île de la Cité, like the Conciergerie, the Sainte Chapelle and the Towers of Notre-Dame de Paris will close their doors to tourists. Finally, the Hotel de Sully and the Pantheon will welcome any visitor Saturday.
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On December 1, the Arc de Triomphe has been the theatre of violence. Some individuals, in conjunction with the movement of the “yellow vests”, have not hesitated to tag the pillars of this national symbol. “The yellow vests will triumph”, “Macron resignation”, “improved RSA”, “Justice for Adama”, could be read on the walls of the monument. Damage amounted to “several hundreds of thousands of euros”, according to Philippe Bélaval, president of the Centre des monuments nationaux.