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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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“opera house” (1,008 reviews)
“guided tour” (683 reviews)
“grand staircase” (235 reviews)
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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

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 yesterday

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

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Reviewed yesterday

Great spot to see a slice of 1880's Paris. This is not a location that typically fits into a "2 days in Paris" visit but it is perfect for architecture and Guided Age buffs.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting and informative tour of historical and gorgeous opera house with small group and knowledgable guide.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a trip. beautiful interiors. would have loved to book a show while there as it would be spectacular. easy entrance at the back of the Opera house. signs assay no pictures but everyone was taking pictures

Thank Kuta53
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took the guided tour which lasted about one and a half hours. We were given excellent audio devices so we could hear our guide very well at all times. Our guide was Caroline. I probably mis spelled her name as I...More

Thank c22eckstein
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After having a very nice Galette on rue Lafayette we just walled and fall on this gorgeous monument. The Opera is so beautiful. If you are in Paris take take to pass by

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this beautiful building by accident. We stayed in a hotel that is about 0.4 mile down the street when we took a leisure walk on a morning. I was just taking photos when we saw a lot of people all lining up on...More

Thank Kimo B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you a visiting Paris, make it a point to book a ballet or concert performance and experience this stunningly beautiful venue. We have been there twice, and we have been dazzled each time.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Saw a ballet here in may. enjoyed the ballet... what we could see of it anyways. Sitting in box seats 6 (NOT labeled with obstructed view) and we could not see 1/3 of the stage which happened to be the only placed they danced in...More

Thank MWMar2012
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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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JohnPhotographer
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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