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"Climb the Grande Arc" Grande Arche de la Défense Tip by Dee22

Grande Arche de la Défense, Paris: 34 reviews and 49 photos

  A symbolic photo of the Grande Arc
by Dee22
 
 

The Grande Arc is the symbol of the Défense area, and a popular viewpoint for tourists.
Unless you are afraid of hights, you gotta take the outside glas-escelator to the top. Actually there is not much to see inside up there - some paintings, a souvenier-shop and a restaurant, but the view from there is amazing!
You'll have a perfect view of the entire Défense-area, as well as the view towards the center city, where you can see the old Arc de Triomph, and even longer on a clear day. It's beautiful!
Standing inside the cube of the Arc, try going to the 'back-side' to enjoy the view of a parc and a cemetary along with some funny steel monuments.

Address: La Défense
Directions: Take the metro to the Défense area...no need for further directions.
Phone: +33 1 49 07 27 27
Website: http://www.grandearche.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 15, 2003
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