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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
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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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Heaven on Earth Experience for Opera Lovers

Saw Dutch production of Cosi Fan Tutte from the gods at a cheaper price. Good view but uncomfortable as seats are squashed up there! We didn't care as it was such a good... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Saw Dutch production of Cosi Fan Tutte from the gods at a cheaper price. Good view but uncomfortable as seats are squashed up there! We didn't care as it was such a good experience. Could see all the way into orchestra pit and the harpsichord! Such an amazing building. Recommend doing the tour as well. We did it the day... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gorgeous incredible theater and a very poorly conducted tour. Absolutely do not waist your time on the guided tour. The guide was a Russian wan who did not speak properly neither English nor French. You will get more information on Wikipedia.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The over the top, much decorated opera house was entertainingly brought to life by our guide. The 90 minute tour flew by.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow! Being from Las Vegas I thought it would look like the theatre at the Venetian - and although the Venetian Theatre is beautiful this opera house is spectacular! Seeing the boxes and chandelier are cool but I was absolutely in awe of everything else inside! The Grand Foyer is spectacular. Take your time to admire the mosaic floors and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a must see in Paris. Recommend to take a guided tour which lasts aproximately one hour and a half to two hours!, the architecture is breathtaking!! A masterpiece. You can make the visit without a guide but you will not be able to enter the auditorium at the stage level.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a must see in Paris, i recommend to take a guided tour which lasts aproximately one hour and a half to two hours!, the architecture is breathtaking!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked tickets for this on the 4th February. Our group was around 20 others. The guide was fabulous, lots of information. The opera house is outstanding, especially the banquet room. A must see if you have the time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I must admit that the opera house wasn't on the top of my list but knowing now how it is, I could not have gone to Paris without visiting ... My absolute favorite building in Paris

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the most spectacular building of the last several hundred years, it's worth doing a tour, seeing a show, or at least popping your head in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing architecture and decoration in and outside ! Everyone who is visiting paris should visit the Opera Garnier. A must !

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The neighbourhood 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, theatres, 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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