Grande Arche

La Grande Arche de la Défense is located in the business district of La Défense, in the west of Paris, France. It was built from 1985 to 1989 and was inaugurated in July 1989 to commemorate the bicentennial of the French Revolution. French President François Mitterrand wanted the Grande Arche to be the 20th-century version of the Arc de Triomphe. The Grande Arche is 110 meters high, 108 meters wide and 112 meters deep. -Paris, 2013-

Grande Arche