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La Grande Arche de la Défense, Paris

The main defining monument in La Défense, the British equivalent of the Canary Wharf, is La Grande Arche de la Défense.

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La Défense France
By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover La Défense

The main defining monument in La Défense, the British equivalent of the Canary Wharf, is La Grande Arche de la Défense.

La Défense

The Basilica of Sacré-Coeur , Sacré-Coeur's statues of saints , France
La Grande Arche, La Défense, Paris

La Défense is a symbolic work of progess.

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The Basilica of Sacré-Coeur , The Butte de Montmartre , France
The Arch, La Défense

Weighing 300,000 tonnes and 110 metres high, the Carrara marble structure is one of Paris' largest.

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The Basilica of Sacré-Coeur , The perpetually white walls of Sacré-Coeur , France
La Défense, downtown Paris

The 'Esplanade de la Défense' has lots of different sculptures on show in an attempt to liven up the area.

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The Basilica of Sacré-Coeur , The stairs of Sacré-Coeur , France
La Grande Arche at sunset, Paris

La Grande Arche is the defining feature of donwtown Paris.

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The Basilica of Sacré-Coeur , Sacré-Coeur under the snow , France
La Grande Arche, La Défense.

La Défense stretches out for 160 hectares and only 11 comprise of parkland.

© Apollon - age fotostock
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