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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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This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.

This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.

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Of all the audio tours we purchased, this was the most entertaining. The Palais Garnier itself is breathtaking, and the history behind its creation will be a real pull for anyone... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Of all the audio tours we purchased, this was the most entertaining. The Palais Garnier itself is breathtaking, and the history behind its creation will be a real pull for anyone with an interest in the 19th century, the opera, interior design or architecture. There are a number of small details that will get lost in all the grandeur, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely worth a visit. The entrance is GRAND and the marble is amazing. The art all around is spectacular. Most favorite are the beautiful chandeliers. Trying to imagine this place in its glory would have been something. I hope they keep this place up and not allow people to vandalize its beauty.

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I don't know how anyone can give a negative review on the Opera House. Truly a must see when visiting Paris! History, ambiance, atmosphere & the architecture. Incredible! To me the opera house is as much a must see as the Eiffel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After visiting Les Galerie Lafayette, just on the other side of the street we saw this beautiful building, with great statues and ornaments, impressive architecture. Walking around it we found out the is the Opera building, better said Palais Garnier. If you can and have time get a look also inside, is is as amazing as the outside. If you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful building we have ever seen. The artwork and the tapestries through out are magnificent. The overall opulence is breathtaking. A must when in Paris.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked a tour by Paris Pass. The direction was unclear when we arrived, staff's attitude was bad when we asked. This is the only one place we feel disappointed in Paris. I suggested the future travel arrive earlier if you book the free tour by Paris Pass (only 2-3 times a week), otherwise you may need to buy tickets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to Paris 5 times previous and can't believe that I haven't been here. This building is magnificent. Highly recommend this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit but first time taking the guided tour. Well worth it if you like history and want to see behind the scenes. Really enjoyed our guide and the time spent here! Immensely enjoyed the opera on our last visit but this added to our experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went in on a whim, and did not regret... this is a building that epitomises French extravagance and decadence, so much gold, so much decoration!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful buildings you will ever see...so opulent with many unique features. This was the architect Garnier's first project, and the detail and art throughout the many rooms was breathtaking! I highly recommend taking the narrated tour as the culture of attending Opera in Paris as well as the inside information about the construction was... More 

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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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