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Opéra Garnier

Opera House and Historic Site · Chaussée-d'Antin
8 rue Scribe (Rue Auber), 75009 Paris, France
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Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 PM
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Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
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    Torrey
    "The most beautiful building in Paris, hands down."(3 Tips)
    Ismael V.
    "A beautiful palace with great architecture and a great shop."(10 Tips)
    Nico P.
    "One of the most beautiful landmarks in Paris."(2 Tips)
    Andrew G.
    "Such a beautiful building and a well done tour."(10 Tips)
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  • New York Habitat

    This gorgeous Palais was used as the setting for the Phantom of the Opera! Nowadays it houses the world-renowned Paris Opera Ballet. Catch a show and end the evening in the superb onsite restaurant!

    New York Habitat · May 23, 2012
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  • BlueBlue

    The seat are a bit tight so make sure you check the seating plan before you book. We had cat.1 tickets but were literally squeezed!amazing architecture and a very good performance, though

    BlueBlue · December 14, 2014
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  • Luis Eduardo C.

    Incredible architecture and scenic views from Paris. You will see lots of married people taking their pictures here. It's just beautiful. The entrance is €6 if you are younger than 25.

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  • Volkan E.

    Altough Opera Bastille seems to have better programme, the historical setting of Opera Garnier should not be missed. Be careful to choose a seat that has full view of the scene; cheap seats don't

    Volkan Ersoy · February 27, 2013
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  • Muire M.

    We booked an English language guided group tour through Get Your Guide. I heartily recommend this reasonably priced tour - the Opera is very busy and tours often sell out!

    Muire McCallion · April 12, 2015
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  • New York Habitat

    Check out this beautiful landmark. Its grand staircase is breathtaking and will have you feeling like you are in a movie! The architecture will have you in awe before you even see the opera!

    New York Habitat · July 16, 2012
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  • Polina K.

    The most amazing place in Paris, a real palace, worth seeing either with excurtion or as a ballet/opera viewer.

    Polina Kyriacou · January 11
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  • Olivier B.

    Opéra Garnier is one of the most famous and beautiful building in Paris. Recently, a great restaurant have opened. You definitly have to try it!

    Olivier Breuil · October 11, 2011
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  • Andrew G.

    The video/audio guide is absolutely worth it. Such a beautiful building and a well done tour. Expect it to take about 45 min to 1hr

    Andrew Galdi · February 17
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  • Bart

    The street musicians performing at the steps of the opera are quite good.....best if you're on budget.

    Bart · October 10, 2013
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  • Nico P.

    One of the most beautiful landmarks in Paris. Reserve a spot in one of the guided tours, you will marvel at the architecture.

    Nico Pitney · June 4, 2014
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  • Diana

    10 euro for entrance (6 euro for young people). Do not miss ballet exhibition on zero floor and stay there to see filmed performances

    Diana · August 8, 2013
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  • Paris Aéroport

    Take it as red. Architect Odile Decq has created a contemporary theatrical look for the Opéra Garnier restaurant, with a spectacular mezzanine like a ‘ship docked beneath the dome’.

    Paris Aéroport · October 3, 2011
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  • Paris Aéroport

    Architect Odile Decq has created a contemporary theatrical look for the Opéra Garnier restaurant, with a spectacular mezzanine like a ‘ship docked beneath the dome’

    Paris Aéroport · September 15, 2011
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  • @StratosAthens

    Come early; enjoy the building; visit the exhibits. To attend a concert here is one of the things one must do in life, at least once.

    @StratosAthens · February 5, 2013
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  • Sam R.

    Awesome place to visit or for enjoying an opera of ballet! Very expansive for a good seat.

    Sam R · 2 weeks ago
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  • Brani

    Beautiful and quiet place, worth the visit, unforgettable experience for those who like theaters and ballets!

    Brani · 3 weeks ago
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  • Jake S.

    If you're inside, do not miss taking a picture from the open air terrace, a grand spectacle of architecture and urban design.

    Jake Smith · July 5, 2015
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  • Jesse M.

    A must see if you are visiting Paris. While it's pretty widely known, it's not nearly as busy as many of the other landmarks.

    Jesse Morgan · March 2, 2013
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  • Iryna M.

    You can get nice cd,dvd with classics in their shop-Nuriev ballets, Maria Callas operas and etc.

    Iryna Manukovskaya · December 9, 2011
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  • Abraham M.

    All the place Its delirious! You have to visit opera, great place.

    Abraham Meza · March 6, 2015
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  • Marina B.

    The guided tour is a must-do to learn more about this wonderful place.

    Marina Burity · May 10, 2015
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  • ArtCultureFood P.

    A 19th-century masterpiece that reveals unstated preoccupations of a new elite. Image caption: Visit by the king of Cambodia, July 1906

    ArtCultureFood Paris · January 1, 2013
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  • Jorge G.

    You must enter and visit , it's incredible. Inside you will never believe

    Jorge Glz · July 16, 2015
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  • AnyTrip

    The opera house's chandelier-falling incident of 1896 was the inspiration for Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel The Phantom of the Opera.

    AnyTrip · July 27, 2011
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  • SillyCamilly

    This place is magnificent! Very magical and up-lifting.

    SillyCamilly · September 26, 2012
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  • Hernan H.

    Opulent architecture, rich history, unforgettable performance for la voix humaine.

    Hernan Huwyler · December 26, 2015
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  • Katie W.

    You can't just walk in and hope to find a lake beneath the opera; there are ushers outside looking at tickets.

    Katie Willard · June 21, 2015
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  • Theodora P.

    Enjoy a coffee to rest from walking,while you may see a street performer!

    Theodora Papoutsi · September 22, 2014
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  • Judith R.

    Spectacular! Do the guided tour, worth the 4 xtra euros.

    Judith Rodriguez · May 26, 2013
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  • Angelo V.

    Take a guided tour (circa 15 euro). Really worth!

    Angelo Vassallo · January 19
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  • Peter v.

    Best place to ask your girlfriend if she wants to marry you. It worked for me :)

    Peter van Teeseling · August 5, 2011
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  • Alteralec

    This ancient opera house is worth a visit. Book very early.

    Alteralec · December 27, 2013
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  • Karen M.

    Unfortunately, you cannot tour the under ground lake (which was the inspiration for Phantom of the Opera)

    Karen Meenan · October 6, 2014
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  • Ismael V.

    A beautiful palace with great architecture and a great shop.

    Ismael Viveros · July 25, 2015
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  • Renata M.

    Awesome, the beautiful place, architecture magnific

    Renata Misiuk · January 3
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  • ⓟⓨⓔⓩ ♥ ⓡ.

    Super beautiful interior ever

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  • Christopher R.

    If you have Bank of America, their sister bank, BNP Parisal, is on Opera st.

    Christopher Rosario · June 2, 2014
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  • Alexandre C.

    Paris's main opera house. Huge and impressive.

    Alexandre Curiel · June 5, 2015
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  • Amaal I.

    To who like the music and the operas watch Romeo and Juliet 😍

    Amaal I.k · 2 weeks ago
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  • Jeff H.

    Enjoyed this much more than Versailles. Take the guided tour. Read more

    Jeff Hester · July 12, 2011
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  • Otel.com

    This place is a piece of art, even without an event inside.

    Otel.com · May 30, 2013
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  • Torrey

    The most beautiful building in Paris, hands down.

    Torrey · August 7, 2012
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  • Al

    Beautifully lit up at night

    Al · June 21, 2013
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  • Etienne L.

    Un incontournable parisien ! Muste see when visiting Paris

    Etienne Laborde · November 7, 2011
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  • Charles P.

    Beautiful inside; don't miss it!

    Charles Petkanas · August 25, 2014
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  • Little M.

    €10 well spent. This place has some serious Wow! Factor.

    Little Man · August 16, 2014
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  • Alex D.

    It's gorgeous, and I saw some great performances here.

    Alex Dobyan · December 10, 2014
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  • Liz K.

    Maybe the best place for me, in Paris.

    Liz Kim · March 11
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  • Vikki C.

    The most beautiful building in the city

    Vikki Chowney · October 4, 2012
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