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Opéra national de Paris

Garnier Opera

(Opéra Garnier)
Opera House and Historic Site
Chaussée-d'Antin, Paris
  • Torrey
    "The most beautiful building in Paris, hands down."(3 Tips)
    Hatem A.
    "Great architecture with lots of history, guided tour is a must"(11 Tips)
    Nico P.
    "One of the most beautiful landmarks in Paris."(2 Tips)
    Andrew G.
    "Such a beautiful building and a well done tour."(11 Tips)
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  • Tolga
    Tolga2 weeks ago
    worths every cents, real masterpiece.
  • Nicolas B.
    Nicolas Bounaud3 weeks ago
    Beautiful building. A must see while traveling to paris
  • Hatem A.
    Great architecture with lots of history, guided tour is a must
  • Gabi B.
    Probably the most famous Opera house in the world and one of the most impressive landmarks in Paris without any doubt 😱😍👍
    Upvoted May 17
  • ⓟⓨⓔⓩ ♥ ⓡ.
    Super beautiful interior ever
  • Amaal I.
    Amaal I.kApril 14
    To who like the music and the operas watch Romeo and Juliet 😍
  • Sam R.
    Sam RApril 11
    Awesome place to visit or for enjoying an opera of ballet! Very expansive for a good seat.
  • Brani
    BraniApril 8
    Beautiful and quiet place, worth the visit, unforgettable experience for those who like theaters and ballets!
  • Andrew G.
    Andrew GaldiFebruary 17
    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
  • Angelo V.
    Angelo VassalloJanuary 19
    Take a guided tour (circa 15 euro). Really worth!
  • Polina K.
    Polina KyriacouJanuary 11
    The most amazing place in Paris, a real palace, worth seeing either with excurtion or as a ballet/opera viewer.
  • Renata M.
    Renata MisiukJanuary 3
    Awesome, the beautiful place, architecture magnific
  • Hernan H.
    Hernan HuwylerDecember 26, 2015
    Opulent architecture, rich history, unforgettable performance for la voix humaine.
  • Ismael V.
    Ismael ViverosJuly 25, 2015
    A beautiful palace with great architecture and a great shop.
  • Jorge G.
    Jorge GlzJuly 16, 2015
    You must enter and visit , it's incredible. Inside you will never believe
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithJuly 5, 2015
    If you're inside, do not miss taking a picture from the open air terrace, a grand spectacle of architecture and urban design.
  • Luis C.
    Luis CastroJune 23, 2015
    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.
  • Katie W.
    Katie WillardJune 21, 2015
    You can't just walk in and hope to find a lake beneath the opera; there are ushers outside looking at tickets.
  • Alexandre C.
    Alexandre CurielJune 5, 2015
    Paris's main opera house. Huge and impressive.
  • Marina B.
    Marina BurityMay 10, 2015
    The guided tour is a must-do to learn more about this wonderful place.
  • Muire M.
    Muire McCallionApril 12, 2015
    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!
  • Abraham M.
    Abraham MezaMarch 6, 2015
    All the place Its delirious! You have to visit opera, great place.
  • BlueBlue
    BlueBlueDecember 14, 2014
    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
  • Karen M.
    Karen MeenanOctober 6, 2014
    Unfortunately, you cannot tour the under ground lake (which was the inspiration for Phantom of the Opera)
  • Theodora P.
    Theodora PapoutsiSeptember 22, 2014
    Enjoy a coffee to rest from walking,while you may see a street performer!
  • Charles P.
    Charles PetkanasAugust 25, 2014
    Beautiful inside; don't miss it!
  • Nico P.
    Nico PitneyJune 4, 2014
    One of the most beautiful landmarks in Paris. Reserve a spot in one of the guided tours, you will marvel at the architecture.
  • Christopher R.
    If you have Bank of America, their sister bank, BNP Parisal, is on Opera st.
  • Alteralec
    AlteralecDecember 27, 2013
    This ancient opera house is worth a visit. Book very early.
  • Bart
    BartOctober 10, 2013
    The street musicians performing at the steps of the opera are quite if you're on budget.
  • Diana
    DianaAugust 8, 2013
    10 euro for entrance (6 euro for young people). Do not miss ballet exhibition on zero floor and stay there to see filmed performances
  • Al
    AlJune 21, 2013
    Beautifully lit up at night
    Otel.comMay 30, 2013
    This place is a piece of art, even without an event inside.
  • Judith R.
    Judith RodriguezMay 26, 2013
    Spectacular! Do the guided tour, worth the 4 xtra euros.
  • Jesse M.
    Jesse MorganMarch 2, 2013
    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.
  • Volkan E.
    Volkan ErsoyFebruary 27, 2013
    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
  • @StratosAthens
    @StratosAthensFebruary 5, 2013
    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.
  • ArtCultureFood P.
    ArtCultureFood ParisJanuary 1, 2013
    A 19th-century masterpiece that reveals unstated preoccupations of a new elite. Image caption: Visit by the king of Cambodia, July 1906
  • SillyCamilly
    SillyCamillySeptember 26, 2012
    This place is magnificent! Very magical and up-lifting.
  • Torrey
    TorreyAugust 7, 2012
    The most beautiful building in Paris, hands down.
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatJuly 16, 2012
    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
    New York HabitatMay 23, 2012
    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!
  • Iryna M.
    Iryna ManukovskayaDecember 9, 2011
    You can get nice cd,dvd with classics in their shop-Nuriev ballets, Maria Callas operas and etc.
  • Etienne L.
    Etienne LabordeNovember 7, 2011
    Un incontournable parisien ! Muste see when visiting Paris
  • Olivier B.
    Olivier BreuilOctober 11, 2011
    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!
  • Paris Aéroport
    Paris AéroportOctober 3, 2011
    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
    Paris AéroportSeptember 15, 2011
    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’
  • Peter v.
    Peter van TeeselingAugust 5, 2011
    Best place to ask your girlfriend if she wants to marry you. It worked for me :)
    Upvoted May 2
  • AnyTrip
    AnyTripJuly 27, 2011
    The opera house's chandelier-falling incident of 1896 was the inspiration for Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel The Phantom of the Opera.
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HesterJuly 12, 2011
    Enjoyed this much more than Versailles. Take the guided tour. Read more
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