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Opera Garnier Paris Self Guided Visit
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Opera Garnier Paris Self Guided Visit
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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
9th Arr. - Opera
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SkyeBlueWaters
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Palais is a great piece of architecture and the main stairs is stunning. No need for booking. Audioguide was good.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Valentina T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a lovely building. The metro is right in front of the Opera. Very nice gift shop. Sculptures outside the building are worth the trip to get there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AllyG520
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was unfortunate that there were no performances during our stay in Paris but we did take the self-guided tour which allowed us to roam throughout. We went early so the venue seemed to be ours alone to explore and that we did both inside...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ZZMimi
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is so much to see in Paris one needs lots of time, nobody rushes in Paris, so enjoy the moment. You can visit the Opera National at certain times, perhaps its better to check beforehand If possible attend at least one cultural event on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Orla C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a 90 minutes guided visit, it's almost the same we could have seen by ourselves, which we already did twice. No backstages, no dressing rooms. And very expensive. And explanations are to be found in the internet. We thought it will be more...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had no idea what this building consisted of. What an amazing visit, lots of history. opulent architecture,walkways, staircases and theatre to see. Very impressive, worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Avril M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I walked to the Palais Garnier on my last full day in Paris and didn't plan on viewing the inside, but I am so glad I did! The line was not too long on the Friday after Christmas and instead of waiting for a guided...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leikotravels
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this opera house so much. I just went on the tour but I am planning a trip to return for my 60th birthday this year so see a performance --- bucket list. How beautiful and you can hear the soul of opera and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nadia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried twice this day to use Paris Pass but the ticket office refused to accept it. The pass is supposedly good for the 10:30 and 14:30 English speaking tours but the passes didn't work for either time since these tours were "sold out" according to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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28 February 2019|
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Response from Valerie M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, 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
23 February 2019|
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Response from Debilindag | Reviewed this property |
I bought the tickets that same day. No need to get them in advance.