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Axe Majeur


The major Axis is a monumental work situated to Cergy-Pontoise, dominating the buckles of the Oise. The work conceived by Dani Karavan stands out as one of the key urbanistic realizations, in the turning point of the XXth and XXIth centuries.

Ite symbolic of the urban area and the major work of Dani Karavan, artist of the landscape and the prospect, the structuring representation of the urban planning, the major Axis echoed the historic Axis of the Champs-Elysées since the Louvre with which he establishes a metaphoric visual connection on the scale of Big Paris.

Marked out by gardens and by environmental sculptures, this route walk of more than three kilometers, was imagined in 1980 by Michel Jaouën, one of the town planners of the new town. 30 years were necessary for his realization.


Free of charge.


From 01/01 to 31/12/2019, daily.