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Grande Arche de la Défense: Panoramic Paris Views

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Grande Arche de la Défense: Panoramic Paris Views

From US$ 17.46 per person

Enjoy the largest terrace in Paris on the rooftop of the Grande Arche as you admire beautiful and panoramic views of the city.

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Duration 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of Paris
  • Discover the various attractions inside the rooftop, such as an exhibit dedicated to photojournalism
  • Experience the delicious cuisine of Chef Jean-Christian Dumonet
Full description
Before heading up the Grande Arche on the elevator, spend some time on the Promenade, an open-air space of over 1,000-square-meters (about 10764-square-feet) that offers amazing views of Paris. Relax on the impressive, white marble stairs and soak up the sun on a nice day. Then, once you're ready, take the elevator to the top of the Grande Arche to admire incredible and unique panoramic views of Paris. If option selected, explore the Arche du Photojournalisme exhibition. This is the first exhibition created in France dedicated exclusively to photojournalism and reportage photography. Experience new and exciting flavors at the bistro restaurant belonging to the famous chef Jean-Christian Dumonet. Savor his sophisticated menu that always uses seasonal produce. The restaurant connects to the rooftop terrace and provides delicious takeaway snacks for you to enjoy as you look out over Paris.
Includes
  • Rooftop visit
  • Entrance to the Arche du Photojournalisme exhibition, unless option selected
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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  • Opening hours are from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, with last entrance at 6:30 PM
  • The restaurant is open every afternoon
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 62 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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totally conquered

I hesitated because the defense is much too modern for me and my wife ;; but the ark of the defense is a symbol that I wanted to see we loved the alignment of the 3 arches of plkus that day a magnificent exhibition and more free photos of yann arthus bertrand was wonderful to watch paris piuis under the sun everything was perfect thank you

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August 11, 2019

Something different than the normal viewpoints.

Very nice panoramic terrace with seating for relaxing. From there you also have a different view of the city and around it. In the building there is also a picture exhibition that you can look at. Can I recommend, if you do not always want to visit the tourist visited vantage points.

July 23, 2018

Wir wollten nach 8 Jahren Renovierung wieder ‚mal auf den Grande Arche fahren (Aufzug). Man sieht sehr schön die historische Achse und in der Ferne den Arc de Triomphe. Um eher das Zentrum von Paris von oben zu sehen, gibt es andere, bessere Aussichtspunkte, den Arc de Triomphe, das Centre Pompidou, den Tour Montparnasse oder auch den Tour Eiffel.

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September 21, 2021

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