The district is special because one of the largest roads in Paris, the Cours de Vincennes, passes through it. In fact, it is on this road that one of the most famous markets in Paris is held every Saturday and Wednesday. It attracts thousands of residents and tourists. Porte de Vincennes, a great cultural resource Porte de Vincennes is one of Paris’s most famous gateways and even inspired literature and cinema. For example, it was mentioned in Choderlos de Laclos's Dangerous Liaisons.