Grande Arche

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    La Grande Arche de la Defense. Completed in 1989, the Great Arch marks the end of the 8km-long Axe Historique, which stretches in a straight line from the Louvre, through the Jardins des Tuileries and the Arc du Triomphe to La Defense. The Grande Arche was by no means the only proposal for this part of La Defense, and the nearby museum showcases the huge variety of designs drawn up for this part of Paris over the course of the 20th century.

    CMP73, toto ferrari, tshk!, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. CMP73 70 months ago | reply

      Superb building. One of Frances finest. Superbly captured.

    2. Tobias Neubert Photography 61 months ago | reply

      Awesome capture of an impressive piece of architecture!

      Seen in a discussion of the group "Favorites: <5" (?)

    3. Martin and Jen 58 months ago | reply

      It's obviously modelled on the River Hull tidal flood barrier.

    4. newtonxl 56 months ago | reply

      maybe we had the same idea .. ;-)

      le grande arch

    5. Jus Wilcox 47 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called La Grande Arche de la Défense, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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