Palais Garnier

Palais Garnier, Paris: Address, Phone Number, Palais Garnier Reviews: 4.5/5

Palais Garnier
4.5
Architectural Buildings • Theatres
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This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.
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The area
Address
Neighbourhood: 9th Arr. - Opéra
How to get there
  • Opéra • 2 min walk
  • Chaussée d'Antin – La Fayette • 2 min walk
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Sabrina L
11 contributions
Beautiful building but don’t expect any expalnations without the guided tour
May 2021 • Couples
A beautiful monument to visit inside but I sadly felt that you were left to your own devices with absolutely no explanations or descriptions to help you navigate or understand what you were looking at (no pamphlet, only a couple of signposts/panels). We were unfortunately short for time so we were unable to take a ´guided’ visit.

The signposts indicating the visit route were practically inexistent so you left to wander and figure it out... The QR codes to download audio descriptions didn’t work. It was a real shame as, compared to the Vienna operahouse, I felt that no real effort had been made to share the history of this monument or love for the performances through the visit.
Written 28 May 2021
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Gavriel
Caribbean4 contributions
Beautiful building
Mar 2021
With the pandemic we could unfortunately not get inside but the outside of this building is absolutely amazing
Written 2 April 2021
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witness
Germany42 contributions
The most beautiful Opera house in Europe
Jan 2021
Beautiful architecture at the heart of Paris. This building is definitely a highlight when visiting Paris. The surrounding are impressive but the inside even more.
There’s a large avenue before reaching the Opéra, many “grand magasins” department store can be found next to it. That makes the location so convenient!
This is a must to see.
Written 1 March 2021
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stella
41 contributions
Beautiful architecture
Sep 2020
Palais Garnier or is one of the most renowned and impressive landmarks located within the city of Paris. It symbolizes the opulence of the Second Empire. Commissioned by Napoleon III in the year 1861, the present-day structure of the Palais Garnier is nothing short than a luxurious architectural delight.
Written 11 February 2021
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Madeleine R
Rumson, NJ51 contributions
The Most Beautiful Building I've Seen
Jan 2020
A trip to the Palais Garnier, whether to see the opera, the ballet, or simply take a tour, is an absolute must. I went on a whim, and it was one of the best things I did in my 3 months in Paris. The building is absolutely stunning and definitely worth a trip.
Written 2 December 2020
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americaninparis16
Paris, France307 contributions
Disaster! Too many people at the same time! Heard nothing!
Oct 2020
We recently booked a guided tour of Palais Garnier with the Paris Tourist Office. We arrived at 2 o'clock to find at least 50 grade school children in the rotunda all talking at the same time, which kids will do. Very very noisy! We asked our guide if he could find a quieter place to make his presentation. He refused so kept talking over the noise. We heard nothing. Way too much static information in the beginning. Would have been better to start the tour and incorporate the history and the information as we walked . We just wanted to see the beautiful building! Ended up staying with the group 10 minutes and, still not hearing anything, abandoned and did the tour on our own. Much better. Sad that Nicolas was so into following the rules that he couldn't have been more supple and helped make the tour more agreeable for his clients! The tourist office also could have staggered the groups so not everyone started at the same time. VERY disappointing!
Written 30 October 2020
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fiamma11
Vienna, VA3,378 contributions
Closed due to the National Strikes
Dec 2019
We were so looking forward to an evening of ballet at the Palais Garnier, but it was cancelled due to the national strikes. We did visit the exterior. What a beautiful opera house. We walked around its block, maybe twice. A true monument and beautiful architecture. We must return to see the interior and a performance within. Such is life.
Written 5 October 2020
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MixaylB
Hazmieh, Lebanon445 contributions
Music palace
Sep 2020 • Friends
Beautiful structure from the outside. Golden statues decorate the top of the building. Unfortunately, I still didn’t have the chance to see a spectacle inside due to limited places.
Written 19 September 2020
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia26,496 contributions
A masterpiece
Oct 2019
Built in the second half of the 19th century, Palais Garnier is certainly an opulent building and one of the most beautiful and well known . It has been named in honour of the architect who designed it. We loved this masterpiece, but unfortunately were unable to see all areas of the building at the time of our visit. It certainly is worth a visit when you are in Paris.
Written 6 September 2020
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Arispapafloratos
Cholargos, Greece345 contributions
Palais Garnier monument
Aug 2020 • Couples
It is a previlage to see this famous art monument, which is a school of music in Paris and so many famous artists have had their appearance as George Michael !
Written 15 August 2020
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