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Palais Garnier - Opera National de Paris

8 Rue Scribe, Place de l'Opera, 75009 Paris, France
+33 1 58 05 49 42
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This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8 Rue Scribe, Place de l'Opera, 75009 Paris, France
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+33 1 58 05 49 42
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its a big lie and they close during friday and saturday without notice. They said then i will get a discount, i feel peopple in paris want to take advantage from tourist.

Thank Eduardo E
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked a tour of the Palais Garnier and were not disappointed. The Palais Garnier was apparently the inspiration for The Phantom of the Opera. It is visually beautiful with the grand staircase and its intricate details. The pièce de résistance is the ceiling fresco...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We started our second to last day in Paris here, and we were completely amazed by the gold, the marble, the art, the velvet, the architecture, the statues...everything is amazing. To make this a great experience, buy your ticket online and carry it with you,...More

Thank Kim M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! We had the museum pass but the Opera isn’t included so we paid for entry €11 per adult and it was definitely worth it! The decor & design was so intricate and elaborate! They also have some costumes on display from previous shows...More

Thank Olivia-aca
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I didn’t expect to see one of the most beautiful places I’ve been when I bought tickets online. There were these richly decorated walls, ceilings and fabrics. I loved the time inside the huge hall with mirrors and paintings. A must in Paris.

Thank You L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is also called the Paris Opera or the Opera House. This magnificent building is located at the heart of Paris, you should make a stop and take some pictures. The stairs, celling and chandeliers are impressive. It is a Napoleonic building, very eclectic with...More

1  Thank Carlos N
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a surprising treat to visit here. I definitely recommend the audio guide. The huge marble staircase was stunning, the halls and rooms were gorgeous, the views of the city were lovely.

Thank Denise V
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Paris Opera House is known as the Palais Garnier after the architect Charles Garnier. The decor is stunning. Designed in an eclectic combination of styles, it is a testament to Garnier that he pulled off this masterpiece. A show was moving onto the theater...More

1  Thank robert M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go for using the headset guide... its quite an experience. The Fabulous details and incredible art in each and every single details. Go early Saturday to enjoy more from the street festivals . Eat Ice cream from Lindt afterwards

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is beyond beautiful. It wasn't on my sight list but after walking past this monster of a building, I had to go inside and I'm very happy we did. Huge staircases, chandeliers, and paintings. You could walk into some of the aisles and...More

1  Thank Jay77019
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Hattie1106
9 May 2018|
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Response from SMO2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you arrive that evening about an hour prior to performance, you can purchase tickets at a discounted price. I paid 15€ To see Le Château de Barbe-Bleu though with an obscured view (you are told this in advance... More
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bfdAtlanta
9 May 2018|
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Response from dixieandspirit | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We went to the Opera House and did the English tour that they offer themselves. It was at 11 am. It was only to the public areas but well worth seeing those...we were in the seats for a short time to see the ceiling... More
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11 April 2018|
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Response from mshapiro99 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure you can take pictures, and that they do discourage flash photography ... but while you are there, make sure you open your eyes and look around ... really take in the history of what you see, make mental... More
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