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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour” (683 reviews)
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8 Rue Scribe, Place de l'Opera, 75009 Paris, France
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Reviewed today

Returning to this superb Opera is similar to renewal of artistic and historical emotional reserves. Exquisitely built, wonderful architecture a true gem of French wonderful architectural heritage.

Thank EUcivilization
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Reviewed yesterday

This is probably the best Opera house in the world. The performance hall seats and boxes along the stage and acoustics are the best. The gathering areas outside the performance hall are even more ornate and just have to be seen to be appreciated.

Thank RichardK938
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Reviewed yesterday

Tours of the house are available regularly, and appear to be quite busy. The building itself is stunningly beautiful, almost like when it was built. Image it lit with gas lights! I took the English tour with our guide, Rita. Lots of backstage secrets revealed....More

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Reviewed yesterday

The building is a masterpiece and worth a visit. The architecture and style is unique and will visit the next time to see a performance>

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Reviewed yesterday

Having been to Paris many times, I had never considered visiting the interior of the Palais Garnier. However on a recent trip with my mother-in-law, the opera house was her number one priority so I booked us for an English-speaking tour. You can also do...More

Thank FVT87
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the best experience for me in Paris, the place is truly magical the show was the first for the winter season. Definitely book to watch a show and take the opportunity to explore the building.

Thank Maria_Wandering
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Reviewed yesterday

Do not miss this one! I was absolutely floored by how glorious this place is! It is like a small Versailles, with opulent and golden rooms. Take the audio tour and spend your time soaking in the surroundings. It is not always open due to...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The palais garnier is absolutely beautiful . Also the guided tour is free with the Paris pass . Totally worth it .

1  Thank Suvir B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked on-line well in advance of our visit to Paris on Viator for the tour of the opera house. The tour was very informative and gave us insight to the different parts of the palace. Sorry I cannot remember the tour guide's name but...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recommend to have dinner or lunch at the La opera restaurant on the right hand side of the building.

1  Thank Lei S
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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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Response from Subhanshu007 | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a ticket.
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Response from travelfromthe405 | Reviewed this property |
We did not do the guided tour and had a great experience. There was no line to buy tickets, but we went on a week day. It’s so beautiful!
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