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La Defense

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There is a huge mall at La Defense where everybody can find something interesting. A lot of public transport available (tramway, trains, buses, metro)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The best time visiting would be during weekends if you want to take nice sunset 🌅 photos. The district has a lot to offer surrounding hotels, malls across the arena, beautiful fountain in between, Selection of restaurants offering different of cuisines.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This district is a major business district west of Paris. It consists of a large plaza and the Grande Arche the central iconic building of La Défense. There are lots of 5 stars hotels, shopping malls, office buildings, cafes, and restaurants. You can reach it by using the underground Metro or by the RER.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a huge mall at La Defense where everybody can find something interesting. A lot of public transport available (tramway, trains, buses, metro)

Thank Tina B
Pak Kret, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Well located of you are in the business district. +40 minutes train ride to the Louvre , so not the best location if you want to see all the other spots in Paris. Very comfortable beds, shower and good service. Easy access to shopping mall, restaurants and metro in the business district area. I stayed in the fourth floor. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This modern business shopping district is interesting for people interested in design and large malls

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

It is a wonderful modern place in place in Paris or la defense. You can get many hotels, shopping center, transportation especially Metro station which connected to all many locations in Paris. You can enjoy varieties of restaurants , cafes, and places for relaxing or speculating.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

great location, near metro and bus station, alot of halal food around, mall quatre temps nearby and many affordable hotels

1 Thank Laila F
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Its a wonderful place it like mini New York. Catch the metro to come here or walk. I came here early morning I walked around There were getting things done for Christmas winter wonderland opening on 17th Nov. Bring your camera to take some good photos. I be back next year.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Be extra-careful with the subway ! Depending on which one you use to get to La Défense it is considered as being outside of Paris and therefore at an other price. Worse thing : you can enter the subway with a Paris ticket and think everything is OK. So you don't know you've made a mistake until you meet the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

A different part of Paris to that most tourists are used to. The modern architecture is worth a look, but it was a shame the elevator to the top of the Grand Arch no longer operates. My wife was happy to find the large shopping centre in the complex as well.....

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