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This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.
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8 Rue Scribe, Place de l'Opera, 75009 Paris, France
Opéra / Bourse
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+91 88002 37808
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Reviewed today via mobile

This street is great if you want have good and strong drinks in really cool glasses :) and you even get a nice gift with the glass

Thank Morten H
Reviewed yesterday

We got there in the afternoon and only got through part of it. If you go to Musee Orsay, then save your ticket, because you can get 4 Euros of the entrance fee. The building is so elaborate, it is like Versaille. We wanted to...More

Thank RICK B
Reviewed yesterday

The Palais Garnier is truly stunning. I am a huge opera and architecture fan, so finally getting to visit this building was a dream come true! However, the experience of actually being inside such a wonderful building was 99% ruined by the hordes (honestly, it...More

1  Thank Elle A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are not opera lovers, but my family and I were very impressed when we toured the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and so felt compelled to tour le Palais Garnier. English language tour was filled so we opted for the French. What an amazing...More

1  Thank Doug R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was probably our favorite tour that we did while in Paris. Everything about the building and architecture are amazing. I would love to have a back stage tour of the Opera House and would have paid dearly to do it

Thank Majulamb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pure French style, wonderfull, marnificent, no other like this, outside young people singin, dancing tango, playing jass. Inside Luxury decoration, art, culture, an special microcosmos arround it. It is simple great

1  Thank salvadorvillazon
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most beautiful buildings I've ever been in. The detail in the architecture is so intricate and beautful it's a must see.

Thank Petra P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Opulent interior of a days gone by. Monsieur Garnier a master designer. The two hour tour was great- Caroline was the guide. Photos are allowed except if you enter the viewing booths. It apparently has 32 types of different marble. The piece de resistance is...More

1  Thank Advontuur
Reviewed 3 days ago

Go early in the morning to have a peaceful tour. Nice place to start your tour of the Grand Boulevards

Thank sandesh S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went here for a ballet performance and sat in what were called the balcony seats, which were actually just a step up from the stalls. These had the best view of ballet that I've seen in a major theatre and great acoustics as well....More

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Opera / Bourse
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
...More
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Jen U
September 15, 2018|
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Response from Scenic70291 | Reviewed this property |
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July 22, 2018|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
No. You can simply walk up and buy your ticket same day. We bought our tickets about 10:15 for the 11 A.M. English guided tour.
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