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This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.
Contact
8 Rue Scribe, Place de l'Opera, 75009 Paris, France
Opéra / Bourse
Website
+33 1 58 05 49 42
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Expected a big cliche of phantom of the opera! Was suprise with one of the most beautiful buildings inside and out I have ever seen! Absolutely worth paying to visit!

Thank Tara Q
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on Hop on Hop off Tour and decided to Hop off here-we were so happy we did! My young adult children (2 boys, 2 girls) enjoyed this very much. We did the audio tour it was nice to be able to wander and...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 2 days ago

There were no performances in August but the Opera house is open to view for 12 Euros. As well as the boxes and auditorium the reception area and balcony, overlooking the Cafe de la Paix, are all worth checking out. There is a gift shop...More

Thank Foxhound
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Paris Opera now mainly uses the Palais Garnier for ballet. However this is one place in Paris you must visit for the sheer beauty of the building and the artwork contained within. There are many tours here, including a Phantom of the Opera specific...More

Thank betty b
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything about the Opera house is stunning. From the grand staircase to the many halls. The audio guide we purchased was very informative and well worth the price. The museum pass DOES NOT work here, but the price is very reasonable.

Thank Amb_Medic
Reviewed 2 days ago

This opera house is a must see. The design of the building and the decor are amazing. Besides...you would not want to disappoint the phantom!

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 2 days ago

The place is just magnificent! The tour was not long (1 hour), but so interesting. The guide was super sweet. A must for music lovers, and very recommended in general.

Thank Dor B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a magnificent building to visit. It is beautiful on the outside and inside. If you are four people or more ask at the counter for the family discount.

Thank walid m
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a guided tour with a very good guide who told us interesting facts and stories from the past. They told us to come half-an-hour in advance, which was a bit too early. There was a security control at the entrance, but it did...More

1  Thank Taina M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Recommend by our tour guide from the big bus company we visited the Opera house of Paris. We took a guided walking tour and were amazed by the beauty of it. Golden ceilings and chandeliers and of course the memory of the Phantom of the...More

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Opera / Bourse
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
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WildgeeseNZ
22 July 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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Lynda Y
2 July 2018|
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Response from eli_puszkar | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the other response. In fact, I visited the ópera twice and I did not see a significant number of people in line for show tickets (as opposed to the tickets to visit the building) so my guess is that in... More
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Amit M
26 June 2018|
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Response from jgill48 | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are from $14. You pay extra for an audio guide. If you get a ParisPass a guided tour is included.
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