Although often said to have been born in Paris, Voltaire himself declared on several occasion that he was born in Châtenay-Malabry (Voltaire's parents having stayed in the town the same year as his birth), and this small town in Hauts-de-Seine clearly proclaims this.
Le Voltaire at 1 place Voltaire has a bar-café that also exploits the person it sees as its famous son.
And on the roof is a statue niche with a bust of Voltaire that was erected here in the first half of the 19th century.
At the crossroads on the principal street there's a really impressive bust of Voltaire, with a fountain.
On the back of it is a quotation of Voltaire's, stating that the best work he'd perflormed was in doing a little good: