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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” (1,039 reviews)
“guided tour” (714 reviews)
“grand staircase” (242 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 today

We did the guided group tour of the Palais Garnier which was one of our trip highlights. The opera house is so beautiful and intricate and the tour gave so much history and context to the building- something we wouldn't have gotten if we just...More

Thank Lizzy B
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Reviewed today

I have been to many performances at the Garnier and have never been disappointed and this past week was La Fille mal Gardee - a great ballet for kids with chickens and a live pony. The ballet is not often performed so it was a...More

Thank Remy D
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Reviewed today

We visited the Palais Garnier and bought advance skip the line tickets, although if we had to wait in line it would've been very short (Thursday afternoon in June). We aren't necessarily fans of opera but during our research of sites to visit the Opera...More

Thank haida10
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Reviewed yesterday

What decor!!! How wonderful this experience was.. I took over 50 pictures of the concert hall, the interior and all the paintings.

Thank Ramon L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A stunning building outside and inside. The opulence; the scale; the sheer grandeur. This is a must see

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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a guided tour (11:00 and 14:30 for the English tour). Our guide was most knowlegeable and gave us an excellent insight to the history of the building. It is possible to view the building alone and audio guides are available. Some people...More

Thank gebahsoc
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful building and a great place to see. The outside is great, but I do suggest paying to go inside. It is worth the ticket to see beauty!!

Thank aliciaburge
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a must do in Paris. Free to roam in the grand staircases and over summer there's an escape game based on the infamous fantom to really put you in to the right atmosphere. Displays throughout to help you get a grasp of the...More

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am not even a fan of beaux-arts and I was blown away. Don't miss peeking into the private seat boxes through the portal windows. Even better, there is a truly excellent side exhibit on Picasso and Dance this summer, which was even better than...More

Thank 318182guy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Palais Garnier is an incredible display of Parisian architecture and decadence it is a must see and is full of history including being the influence for the Phantom of the Opera.

Thank ldgp14
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The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
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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
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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
25 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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prau
11 June 2018|
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Response from Drac69 | Reviewed this property |
buy them online and print out the ticket yourself
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