La Grande Arche de La Defense, Puteaux

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Architectural Building Landmark
La Grande Arche de La Defense is a high-rise building that looks more like a hollow cube than an arch. Plan your La Grande Arche de La Defense visit and explore what else you can see and do in Puteaux using our Puteaux trip itinerary maker.
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  • Unfortunately the roof top observation deck was closed for repairs. We found this out having climbed the steps to the upper plaza. Note only one handrail is available. You can see the Arc de Triomphe ...  more »
  • We took the metro and arrived quickly at this masterpiece! It was a Sunday and there was a relaxed atmosphere in this area. We walked casually and were able to view the large structures nearby. There ...  more »
  • It is open again after being shut for quite a long time. They try to develop this side of Paris thinking of the Olympic Games 24. Great views of Paris and also the new stadium for the Racing Rugby Tea...  more »
  • What an amazing piece of architecture! We loved looking at, going to the top of it, and eating there. It is truly a Grande Arch
  • Another interesting structure in Paris, it's on the list but not at the top of the list. The area around is commercial the Metro station is like a mall.
  • A very apt name indeed. Stumbled across this place when exploring Nanterre and found a lot of people just sitting on the steps chilling away. Lot of options for food and drinks around with 2 shopping centres right on its doorstep.
  • I love the way Grand Arche parallels with its historic relative. The space is beautiful - both the Grand Arche itself and the way it sweeps sky and clouds. The art in the surrounding area is part treasure trove treasure hunt.
  • The summit was underwhelming. Why not a 360° view ? Also the glass panels need to be at the very edge, not a few meters beyond... All this time renovating for this ? I am disappointed