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Opera Garnier Paris Self Guided Visit
From US$ 12.72*
Opera Garnier Paris Self Guided Visit
From US$ 12.72*
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This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.
8 Rue Scribe | Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday

I attended a guided tour, which is the best way to appreciate this building, I think. Garnier put much thought into every detail, and I think I would have been overwhelmed if not for the professional explanations. I didn’t give five stars because I found...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jon A
Reviewed yesterday

The opera house is so beautiful. You can go on a tour or go to a concert. The building is incredible.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank josephine545
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Big Highlight of our trip!! We saw La Cerenetola opera. It was fantastic. The theatre though, is a treat in itself. Simply stunning.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jessicapX8301OU
Reviewed 3 days ago

Palais Garnier is an impressive building, for sure, however, the day I was there it was super crowded. Many tourists were frustrated because of misunderstandings about how to use the free tour with a pre-paid pass, and the process for buying tickets and getting into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ginny H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Opera of Paris is just unique and amazing place to visit. One of the most beautiful building in Paris. This visit is highly recommended with children to give them the taste of beauty and architecture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

You don't have to be a music lover to enjoy the ambiance of this beautiful building. there are tours should you want to fully look around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank prguru2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

OK Paris is expensive but The Garnier is pricy in comparison to similar venues in Europe, eg Royal Opera etc A good example is in the shop where Paris Opera Ballets own DVDs are 10 euros more expensive than at Royal Opera shop in London.Very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Scottish-Veggie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wot a beautiful building that houses the Paris opera house. Architecture is quite stunning both internally and externally. It is lossible to walk all arou d the ousode of the buikding to get different views. Internal tours are available.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kingpaul100
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there to visit the place, it's a pretty impressive building considering that they build it like a century ago, a lot of history and insight. if you have the time I recommend visiting the place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 885husams
Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved seeing this stunning building, it's possision allows you to walk right around it and view from all angles, it's a very imposing building.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
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
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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27 November 2018|
Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Susan: I also travel mainly with only a smallish "carry-on" bag-- even when I travel for several months. I always have something that's "casual elegant" [like an Indonesian Batik shirt- or Thai silk shirts]. I hope... More
5 November 2018|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe you can enter at any time-but I would recommend getting there before it opens at 10-get a croissant and coffee and line up at 9:30am if you can. Your ability to walk through this glorious building without a... More
22 September 2018|
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Response from bklynbubba | Reviewed this property |
There is no longer a dress code, but it's the opera! Make an event out of it!