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This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.
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8 Rue Scribe | Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris, France
Opéra / Bourse
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Reviewed today

What a magnificent opera house. You don't have to be an opera lover to be wow'ed by this facility. The architecture and decoration are over the top. You get a glimpse of how the rich and famous spent their evenings.

Thank BGMNJ
Reviewed today

Queue was very manageable, automated ticket counter for credit cards, Eiffel Tower could learn a thing or two. Beautiful building with opportunity to enjoy the balcony overlooking the street. children under 12 are free, this is well worth spending an hour. Close to Galarie Lafayette...More

Thank Livingintuscany
Reviewed today

We were shocked at how rich the interior was. Lots of gold, ballet, memorabilia. The beautiful staircase and Marc Chagall ceiling dazzling. Get a ticket and spend some hours. Nice cafe outside where you can rest your feet.

Thank outandabout174
Reviewed today

First, we thought of hiring a guide but we decided to do it on our own. What an outstanding, beautiful and intricate French architecture! It is a gorgeous opera house. We were constantly taking photos here and there. We can feel that we were brought...More

Thank ZurainaA3
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can enjoy and discover the many Beautiful gems this monument has, it is definitely worth paying for it, people younger than 26 get a discount. Also the workers were really nice and beautiful.

Thank Lucia G
Reviewed yesterday

What a lovely building. This really stands out as a wonderful example of french architecture for the Opera. It is beautiful in the day and even more remarkable in the evening when it is lite up.

Thank csaduck
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You absolutely must visit here. We loved it! Visited during the day as the Big Bus stops here. Its fascinating.

Thank Interiorsgirl2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

So beautiful and charming place, and you can experience an Opera or a Ballet for raisonnable prices!

Thank Monica M M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We will save an inside tour or an opera for another trip but were gobsmacked when we saw the outside, ablaze with light. Well worth seeing.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visit was amazing with Rita! The visit was of a bit more than one hour and Rita was very clear and she told us lot of interesting facts. Thank you, Rita!

Thank Mariana R
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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
...More
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simonrubin
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!
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Jen U
16 September 2018|
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Response from Scenic70291 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely
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cynthia r
30 August 2018|
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Response from Karie J | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but we didn’t do the underground tour. Try contacting their box office to ask. They’re very helpful.
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