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Opera district

Between the Louvre and boulevards Haussmann, Montmartre, Poissonniere and Bonne-Nouvelle, Paris, France (Louvre / Place Vendôme)
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Ranked #159 of 733 attractions in Paris
Type: Neighborhoods
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

This is one of the shopping hot spots in Paris. It also has wonderful cafes and restaurants. The Louvre is close by. Lively place!

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Werribee, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed in the Opera district and enjoyed the close proximity to all attractions and top eating areas. Awesome place to be for shopping, food and public transport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a busy place with tons of people almost all the time regardless, so be prepared. - First check out the Opera House and take some photos, grab a bite from any of the little cafe, sit on the steps and watch some performance if you have time. -Then head toward Gallery Lafayette, and check out the largest department... More

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Grafenwohr, Germany
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41 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The opera house is really nice from the outside and the architecture style is followed by the surrounding buildings so it blends in really nicely. There is a large shopping center around the opera house and there are many restaraunts with great food as well. When I was in the area there were musicians playing in front of the opera... More

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Oxfordshire
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great location! Loads to do & see within walking distance. Fabulous if you have unlimited shopping funds (sadly we didn't!)

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Milan, Italy
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98 reviews 98 reviews
28 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The Opera building is artistically amazing, the area is full of shops and people. Pretty nice location and sometimes you can see the students of the music academy playing outside the building.

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Bristol UK
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78 reviews 78 reviews
6 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The exterior is stunning but the exterior is magnificent . You must do this tour . We found the grand gallery to be mire spectacular than the hall of mirrors in Versailles. Though there was no operatic performance when we visited the ambiance was superb . Wish I had visited this masterpiece on previous visits to Paris

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The Opera Quarter is just north of Tuilleries Quarter. This district has a few points of interest for visitors and famous department store shops as well. Important attractions in this area include La Madeleine church, which is dedicated to Mary Magdalene and is easily recognisable with its Corinthian columns, which encircle the church building. The other famous attraction in the... More

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The Steamy Middle East
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

If you start going north-east from the center of the map on this page, you'll find yourself in the Sentier area. There you will find the wholesale garment district of Paris (though most of the designer and other shops have hand-written signs saying "No Retail"), streets sprinkled with the weirdest and most hideous-looking prostitutes in the Universe, and some good... More

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Paris, France
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298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

And at Christmas time a wonderful place just to wander and see the lights. You will eventually reach the major stores where the lights are a major highlight of a December trip to Paris.

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