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Cultival

1,268 reviews
#148 of 688 Tours in Paris
About Cultival
Who has never dreamt of being locked up in the Palais Garnier, just like the Phantom of the Opera? Of entering behind the scenes of the Eiffel Tower? Live culture differently, this is Cultival’s credo. Cultival offers not only show tickets, but also tours of Parisian monuments and backstage tours.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I highly recommend taking a tour of the Opera Garniér if you are planning to visit Paris. The Opera can be very crowded and a tour is essential if you wish to avoid lines and learn the history of the Opera House. The tour guide...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Molly N
Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed December 17, 2018

I had been hearing about how gorgeous the Opera Garnier was and decided to take the tour. How fantastic! Our guide, Emanuel, was so knowledgeable and obviously loved teaching. Hard to believe how intricate and ornate the place is. You really have to see to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed November 18, 2018

I really enjoyed this tour. We picked up our tickets early then came back. I would advise arriving early as it seems a little chaotic with bag searches and queuing for tickets. Our tour started late. The ear piece is very neat, small and clever....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed October 28, 2018

Very informative tour. Had access to pitch, dressing rooms, players tunnel, backstage and museum. Guide was very knowledgeable, through and had a good sense of humour. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed October 19, 2018

I hesitated to visit the Paris Opera House as I am not a lover of opera..... well, I was SO GLAD that I went! We arrived around 10:00 am and there were a few people ahead of us. Many people chose the guided tour. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed October 17, 2018

The English-language tour we took of the Opera Garnier was one of the highlights of our recent first trip to Paris. Such opulence and history! Of course the standout is the magnificent ceiling painted by Marc Chagall. Don't miss it! Tip: purchase tickets ahead of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed October 16, 2018

Our guided tour of the Palais Garnier with Rita De Cloe on Saturday, October 13, 2018, was superb. The majestic opera house came alive for us as Ms De Cloe skillfully described the building, its history, its splendid decorations, the people who frequented the opera...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The tour was a revelation. Right from its inception to its construction to the iconic performances, we learnt so much from our guide Liudmila! She shared anecdotes about the who's who of the era, and pointed out the corners and nooks of importance which most...More

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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed September 22, 2018

Our Dutch tour guide was a master at drawing us into her narration and putting things into historical context. Her narration included all perspectives— from the aristocrats’ perspective, Garnier’s perspective, to the workmens’ perspective, as well as people who couldn’t afford to go to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Dear customer, Thank you so much for you opinion. We are delighted that you have appreciated this visit. have a good day Reagrds Cultival team

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our guided tour of the Opera House, if you are planning a trip to Paris you must put this on your list of places to visit.

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Cultival, Responsable relations clients at Cultival, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Dear Customer, Thank you for your review, we are glad you've spent a great time. Regards,

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June 18, 2017|
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Response from RealDoubleM | Reviewed this property |
We waited less than 5 minutes to purchase the second set of tickets, and then maybe 10 for the elevator itself. But it can vary as noted earlier.
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GinRocks
May 3, 2017|
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Response from Elisabeth R | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. The tour lasted from about 11-12:30 Since it is not able to be booked in advance using the Paris pass we arrived right at 10 when they opened to make sure we got a spot. I would recommend getting there early as... More
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