Paris, France: La Défense

published 4 years ago by Rick Steves

La Défense in Paris, France, is a forest of skyscrapers nicknamed Paris’s “petit Manhattan.” La Grande Arche, inaugurated in 1989 on the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution, is the centerpiece of this ambitious complex. At www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

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