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Palais Garnier - Opera National de Paris

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Address: 8 rue Scribe, Place de l'Opera, 75009 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 58 05 49 42
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Description: This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.
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We booked our tickets through the Internet and when we arrived at the visitors center they were waiting for us. We were assigned a guide who was truly outstanding. She explained... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We booked our tickets through the Internet and when we arrived at the visitors center they were waiting for us. We were assigned a guide who was truly outstanding. She explained the origin of the Opera House and then walked us around this magnificent building. The grand staircase is stunning and truly GRAND. We then entered the auditorium which is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Amazing place to visit in Paris, the beauty was not from outside but mostly from Inside, you will the stunning architecture ( the one in Hanoi looks quite similar). We loved the different kind of Marbles inside coming from Italia, this opera was also one the most beautiful one in the whole world. Don't miss it while traveling to Paris... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was extraordinary to see and walk through the gorgeous halls, stairways, and especially the Grand Foyer. I learned so much from the guided tour and would definitely go back here again to take in more history and beauty of the Opera.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The opera building is not included in the Paris museum pass, which is why many don't include it in their sightseeing plans. Big mistake! The 10E fee is well worth it. A mini-Versaille, except that there are no crowds here to spoil your pictures or test your patience. Exquisite architecture and decor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful theatre. It transported me to a previous, obviously very privileged era. It was opulent and lavish in its furnishings and the ceilings and decorations were amazing. It was a pity that we were not able to be there to see an opera.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A beautiful surprise stepping inside the foyer, with an added bonus of peeping at a rehearsal on stage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was a great place to visit - the architecture is beautiful and the terraces and corridors are just spectacular. You will have some amazing photo opps here for sure! The audio guide is interesting if you want to hear more of the history of the building but it's not necessary to enjoy your visit. The gift shop is sweet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The tour is informative and the theater is breathtaking. The art in the hallways and the chandeliers are truly spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

All positive feelings. Stands out as one of the most impressive buildings in Paris. The architectural detail and beauty are incredible. Inside there is an awe-inspiring opulence of a passed era still available to be enjoyed today. No need to take a guided tour, easy to explore on own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful building inside and out, beautiful view, a must see in paris. We kept it just as an extra thing to do in Paris, thank God we went.

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Address: 8 rue Scribe, Place de l'Opera, 75009 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 58 05 49 42
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse

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The neighborhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theaters, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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