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We did a self guided tour of the Opera around noon on a week day. Not crowded at all. The building is beautiful and there are lots of places to explore. Great balcony for pictures. Lots of stairs but elevators are available. About an hour...More
The opera house is beautiful and it is very interesting to listen to a guide explain how it was built, and various stories of the operas held and famous people attending. I recommend not visiting on a week end. It was so packed with visitors...More
There are e-ticket counters after you pass through security. It was 12 Euros per person for the self guided tours. It was pretty awesome to walk along the hallways of when you see videoclips on youtube of the Paris Opera Ballet dancers. It took us...More
While in Paris we had the chance to see the Paris Opera house. It was breathtakingly gorgeous. Taking the self guided audio tour was perfect. We were able to move at our own pace while taking photos of everything from the grand staircase to the...More
The best hidden secret of the Palais Garnier is the day tickets which usually go on sale at 10am or so...you can see the opera or ballet in one of the fancy opera boxes or in other upper level seats starting at 5 EUROS! I...More
We had a wonderful guide named stephanie and she really made this tour of the opera house a special experience. The Story behind the building of the house is very interesting and to have access to the theatre itself as well as the public spaces...More
We've never been on a "tour" of the building. But have admired the exterior, which alone is worth an excellent rating. Though it would be nice to get a perspective from a greater distance than the streets/buildings will allow.
We were there for a dance...More
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The beginning "theatre" bit is in French as is the ending, but most of the players have a bit of English to help you or they have a lot of English! They will give you a map in English and that's crucial to play... More
The beginning "theatre" bit is in French as is the ending, but most of the players have a bit of English to help you or they have a lot of English! They will give you a map in English and that's crucial to play the game. Don't worry about any language barrier, you'll hardly notice it. It was great fun and I'm so pleased we did it :)