Champs Elysees. The Champs Elysees has been called “the most beautiful avenue in the world” is one of the main shopping streets of Paris. Originally a garden and has become a great avenue-promenade linking the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde. In this square, on both sides of the Rue Royale, there are two stone buildings: the eastern houses the Hotel de la Marina, west the luxurious Hotel de Crillon. Nearby, the Avenue Montaigne, is home to luxury brands like Chanel, Dior and Givenchy. Also, the Place Vend me is famous for its luxury hotels and fashionable (Hotel Ritz, Place Vend me) and his jewelry. Within the same sector this Commercy District is the district of Paris high fashion, home of big brands such as Herm s and Christian Lacroix.Another prominent in the trade area is Les Halles was formerly the central market of meat and other products on the market in Paris. The market of Les Halles was destroyed in 1971 and replaced by the Forum des Halles around an important metro connection station (the largest in Europe). The central market of Paris, the largest wholesale food market in the world, was transferred to Rungis, in the southern suburbs. West of Les Halles is Le Marais, a neighborhood with businesses and companies in the legal field and banking. In the area around the Opera Garnier is the capital area with highest concentration of stores and offices. Some examples are the Printemps and Galeries Lafayette department stores. It is also the headquarters of financial giants such as BNP Paribas and Soci t G n rale. Outside the town of Paris, La D fense (extends over part of the communes of Courbevoie, Puteaux, and Nanterre, 1.5 miles west of the city of Paris) is a key element in the suburbs (suburbs) of Paris.La Defense is a leading business and financial centers worldwide and the largest in Europe. built on the western edge of the westward extension of the historic axis of the Champs Elysees, La Defense is some of the buildings (all in the form of tower) belonging to the largest companies in the world. Initiated by the French Governmentin 1958, the district hosts 3.5 million m of offices, making it the largest complex in Europe specifically developed for business district. La Grande Arche (Great Arch), La D fense, houses a part of the French Ministry of Transport and is the central area of the square around which the district is organized.