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This sleek auditorium, opened in 1989, is the site of ballet and opera performances.
Place de la Bastille, 75012 Paris, France
+33 892 89 90 90
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The opera house designed by the Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott was inaugurated in 1989. Located in the famous Bastille Square, this modern building can house over 2700 people. There is a panoramic restaurant upstairs. The gift shop is nice with a variety of cd’s and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NesligulD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Venue is amazing. Performances also brilliant. Ushers & hawkers selling programs - a bit disorganized and the latter - a bit aggressive. The acoustics and staging - magnificent. If possible, check it out.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Visited Paris and saw Le lac des Cygnes (Swan Lake) with my 10 yr old daughter. For the price our seats were amazing and the staff at the venue was very nice and helpful. Please be on time for your show!!! If you are late...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

If you are in Paris , Opera Bastille is a must place to go if you’re an Opera lover. We watched La Traviata in December 2018, it was perfect. The only problem is you have to plan well in advance to get the tickets to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ahmet Y
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

I bought tickets for the production of La Traviata on December 20, 2018. Arrived to find our seats on the orchestra 3rd row center. A wonderful venue but a contemporary motif. If you are looking for a classical opera house, the Opera Garnier might be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JerryH136
Reviewed January 2, 2019

The Opera, La Traviata, was excellent. Getting in was chaos Tickets advise arrival by 7:00 for a 7:30 performance. We arrived at 6:45 to be met with long queues to get in to the building. There was a hold up with security which was located...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jostan99
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The Opera Bastille is very enjoyable. The opera house is very modern with comfortable seats and has excellent acoustics. Every seat in the house has good sight lines. The operas are closed captioned in both French and English. The location is directly above the metro,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

A stark contrast to The Palais Garnier, but also very impressive. Good view from all seats. In the upper circles you should have no fear of heights. L’élixir d’amour was a wonderful performance and every respect.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 210pault
Reviewed November 4, 2018

If you are looking for the old opera, then the Opera Bastille is the opposite. Steel, glass and cool vibe describe this place. The seating for La Traviata was ok. (Naturally, the tall fellow had to sit right in front of me, so half of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Where2NextColorado
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Les Huguenots was the opera we attended at the Bastille Opera Paris Facility.. what a building and what an opera to experience.. there are guided tours,but seeing an opera performance is so special and this opera filled the stage with glamour and excitement.. We appreciate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made
for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming
bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s
at night this area really comes to life. Students and
young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille
and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock
to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait
for coveted tickets during the day. Towards
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