This is the centre ville. In summer, it is a wonderful place to be , just like most areas in Paris. There are some beautiful shops and lots of activities here. The popular American Hospital of Paris is located very close to this place. The beautiful flowers, especially in summer.
Neuilly Water Fountain
This is perhaps the symbol of Neuilly. It is very conspicous as you approach from port de la Muette. You can observe La Defence at the background of the picture. The flowers and the Gardens for relaxation that litters every where in this location. It can be said to be lovers paradise.
Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris
"La banlieue dorée (the golden suburbs)"
Neuilly-sur-Seine (do not make any confusion, there are a lot of Neuilly in France) is a town, just beside Paris, between the Porte Maillot and la Defense.
Neuilly is known as one of the most wealthy suburbs of Paris.
One of my boss (Mr de ....) told me : "When I was young, just after our wedding, we lived in a HLM (social building) in Neuilly ... rue du Chateau". This day, I discovered my boss did not know what is a HLM.
Often, the tourists know only the avenue Charles de Gaulle which links Porte Maillot to La Defense. The town is not touristic but it has some luxurious shops (food especially) which fit with the type of inhabitants.
"Avenue Charles de Gaulle (West)"
Going to the West, there is La Defense : the business area of Paris.
Following this avenue, you must cross the Pont de Neuilly on the River Seine.
In the far you can see the Grande Arche.
"Avenue Charles de Gaulle (East)"
The avenue goes to Paris in the East. You enter Paris by the Porte Maillot.
In the far you can see the Arc de Triomphe of which shape answers to the Grande Arche in La Defense.