Paris. A walk from Esplanade de La Défense to the Grande Arche.

Le bassin de Takis and the Arc de Triomphe in the Background ...
Le bassin de Takis and the Arc de Triomphe in the background …
... Le bassin de Takis ...
… and picnic tables at the Bassin de Takis.
... the view along the Esplanade to the Grande Arche...
The view along the Esplanade to the Grande Arche.
Skyscrapers left...
Skyscrapers left…
... and right.
… and right.
Even more skyscrapers.
Even more skyscrapers.
Public art by Calder...
Public art by Calder…
... and Miro.
… and Miro.
Shoipping at La Defense
Shopping at La Defense…
... and Entertainment for the Kids.
… and entertainment for the kids.
The steps leading up to the Grande Arche...
The steps leading up to the Grande Arche…
... and the top of the Grande Arche.
… and the top of the Grande Arche.
On the steps...
On the steps…
... and again on the steps...
… and again on the steps…
... and one more.
… and one more.
Looking back over La Defense from the Grand Arche.
Looking back over La Defense from the Grand Arche.

How to get there: take Metro Line 1 to Esplanade de  La Défense and then walk towards the Grande Arche. Right at the Grande Arche is the terminal Station of Line 1 “La Dèfense-Grand Arche” from where you can get back to the Center.

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