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Address: 1 place du parvis de La Defense, Puteaux, La Defense, France
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+33 1 49 07 27 57
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Interesting architecture

I managed to visit here for a short while joining a business lunch. Interesting architecture and quite popular place. I would recommend a visit to this area if in Paris.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everybody who is fond of modern architecture have to visit La Defense , Paris and Europe's largest business district. This open air museum is the westernmost part of Paris historical axis , 10 kilometers long , which starts at Louvre on the east in central Paris , continues along Champs Elysees and Arch de Triumphe , spreads over 1,6 square... More 

Thank Damir K
Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

During the warmer/sunnier days in June to September there are many free and interesting concerts performed in front of the Grande Arche!! One can also picnic while attending the concerts [picnic essentials can be readily purchased in the shoppes in the nearby shopping centre]! In addition, there is an amazing, but little known "La Defense" Museum which provides details and... More 

Thank smdoctoroff
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302 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I managed to visit here for a short while joining a business lunch. Interesting architecture and quite popular place. I would recommend a visit to this area if in Paris.

Thank Peter B
Salzburg, Austria
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118 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have great views back to Eiffel from here. The urban space is relaxing for when you need a break. The buildings towering around make it a must for architecture enthusiasts .

Thank Lynne H
Providence, Rhode Island
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262 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't make a special trip to La Defense to see this structure, but if you happen to find yourself in the area its worth checking out up-close. You really can't appreciate its grand scale from a distance. Its a nice area around Christmas-time when the village is set up. Its also a nice vantage point to see all the... More 

Thank HerTriness
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No doubt this is a great piece of architecture, but unless this is the sort of thing then I wouldn't make a special visit to see.

Thank SteveCAFC63
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to do some shopping and found some great deals and a bonus you don't have to pay to use the restroom

Thank E9837BUjohnl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very big and grate architecture from new age. Must see thing in new Paris. Grate panorama view. Lots of different things to do in area.

Thank Igor Š
Fredericia, Denmark
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't stop thinking about how they managed to make this building and how it is actually standing. An absolutely must see in Paris!

Thank RuneJohannesen
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The La Grande Arche is a magnificent piece of work. It faces directly the Arch de Triomphe thereby complementing eachother. It is worth visiting and close to the shopping mall too. It's simply amazing

Thank Chijioke O

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