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The Élysée palace, France's presidential powerhouse

Amid the bustling streets of Paris sits one very important building: 55, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, better known as the Élysée palace. It's been home to French presidents since 1848. The palace seems timeless, but has undergone several important transformations over the centuries. FRANCE 24 takes you behind the scenes of the seat of French political power.