Quartier La Defense Paris

Esplanade de La Défense

To the west of Paris, discover the Esplanade de La Défense. This business district has been transformed into an incredible space for artistic expression and an authentic open-air museum.

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This vast urban complex offers shopping in the Westfield Les Quatre Temps shopping centre, a breathtaking view from the roof of the Grande Arche and artwork that has transformed the area into a large open-air museum. Among the 69 pieces in the Paris La Défense Art Collection, discover works by iconic artists such as Joan Miró, César, Richard Serra, Alexander Calder and many more.

Enjoy modern and contemporary art in the open air!

Discover the Esplanade de La Défense through one of the treasure hunts in the Paris Region Adventures application specially designed for families and downloadable free of charge.

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Community facilities

Access and contact

Place de la Défense
92078 Paris La Défense

    Days and opening hours

    All year round, daily.



    Spoken languages

    • French
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    Place de la Défense
    92078 Paris La Défense

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