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About Palais Garnier, Paris

Palais Garnier is a real pleasure to visit; steeped in glorious history and still maintaining a Beaux-Arts feel, the building is nostalgic of a Paris of the past. Splendid to look at, the Palais Garnier is decorated with lavish marble friezes, columns and statues from Greek mythology. The ceremonial staircase is grand, opulent and made of milky white marble. Forming the backdrop of iconic works like The Phantom of the Opera, the theatre is often referred to as Opera Garnier and Opera de Paris. Catch an opera here for an unforgettable experience or just visit this extravagant edifice to feel a part of iconic architecture and history.

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Palais Garnier Information

  • Audio guides are available too.
  • It is advisable to check the exceptional closing dates of the Palais Garnier when planning your visit.

Palais Garnier Tickets Prices

  • Reduced rate- 6€.
  • Students and young people under 25.
  • Visitors associated with partnerships with cultural and other institutions (Musée d'Orsay, Musée Gustave Moreau, CNCS Moulins, Musée National Jean-Jacques Henner,, Louvre Family cardholders, SNCF, etc.).
  • Opera subscription cardholders or holders of a valid Opera card.
  • Free*: Children under 10 (accompanied by an adult paying full rate).
  • Disabled visitors and an accompanying person.
  • Unemployed, recipients of welfare and other minimum social benefits.
  • Pass' Opéra Jeunes cardholders.
  • Individual AROP membership cardholders.
  • Carte Culture cardholders (1 person and their guest).
  • Holders of professional tourism (ex: guides, lecturers, etc.) and French tourist office cards.
  • Bibliotheque Nationale de France reader cardholders (access to the reading room of the Bibliotheque–Musée de l’Opera).
  • Ecole du Louvre and architecture school students.

How To Get To Palais Garnier by Public Transport

  • Metro: Alight at Opera, lines 3,7,8 RER: Auber stop, line A
  • Bus: Lines 20, 21, 22, 27, 29, 42, 52, 53, 66, 68, 81, 95

Restaurants Near Palais Garnier

  • L’opera Restaurant
  • L’entracte
  • Le Relais Paris Opera
  • Cafe de la Paix

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Address: 8 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France

Phone: +33-171252423

Ticket Price: 10 EUR

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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  • We spent two weeks traveling through Europe and visiting all kinds of sites -- both modern and historical -- and Palais Garnier (the Paris Opera House) was our favorite. If you visit here, definitely sign up for a guided tour! The tour includes the orchestra section of the auditorium; you sir in the front orchestra while the tour guide speaks of that part of the tour. In contrast, if you do the self-guided tour, you can see the auditorium only from the Box level (two viewing boxes on either side of the auditorium, and the boxes are very crowded). If you do a self-guided tour, then get the audio headsets that help provide the history of the building and the individual rooms and their contents.

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  • Stunning is the only word that comes to mind! The architecture and style will simply blow your mind, not to mention how immaculately preserved it is. The Opera house is still functional so maybe that helps in its upkeep and maintenance. The main staircase is art itself. Every corner of this magical place is a sight to behold. Definitely a must visit.

  • The magnificient "Opera Garnier" is within walking distance of major shopping area.The architecture and style is simply breathtaking.... The Opera house is still functional...Such a beautiful building, great architecture and fascinating inside decoration.We really enjoyed our visit . Plan to spend 2-3 hours. Sit on the steps outside, drink your coke and watch the folks from all over the world :)

  • What an amazing, beautiful place, well worth a visit! We would have liked to have gone on the guided tour, but this was fully booked; so book ahead of you can. Fortunately the audio guide was good.

  • Another must-see Parisian wonder. The entry staircase is awesome. We especially loved the Chagall painting on the theater ceiling.

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