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Palais Garnier, Paris

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Perhaps one of the most famous and opulent opera houses in the world, Palais Garnier was the setting for the 1910 novel "The Phantom of the Opera,” by Gaston Leroux. When you approach the façade, look up and you'll see the 7.5-m (25-ft) Beaux Arts statue known as L’Harmonie. Today, the opera house primarily produces ballet productions, which you can attend with advance tickets. Admission to an on-site museum, the Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra de Paris (Paris Opera Library-Museum), is included in unaccompanied tours of the opera house building. Be sure to admire the enormous bronze and crystal chandelier in the auditorium. You can dine in the L'Opéra Restaurant. Put Palais Garnier and other Paris attractions into our Paris travel route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We visited the Opera House quite spontaneously after lunch on a rainy day. The interior is spectacular, and an audio guide is available to help you navigate your way around and to learn about the... 
    We visited the Opera House quite spontaneously after lunch on a rainy day. The interior is spectacular, and an audio guide is available to help you navigate your way around and to learn about the...  more »
  • If it already looks grand from the outside wait till you see the interiors. There are some stunning rooms which are worth visiting, including taking a glimpse at the Chagall ceiling in the... 
    If it already looks grand from the outside wait till you see the interiors. There are some stunning rooms which are worth visiting, including taking a glimpse at the Chagall ceiling in the...  more »
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  • What a lovely place. One can feel the history and the high society spirit first hand. The hall and all corridors are beautifully decorated. Truly an experience. We went there for the concert midi. Great value for money. I can only recommend.
  • What an incredible place. Words can't describe how beautiful this building is. Touring around doesn't take too long, and the map guide is concise to make the experience all the better. I hope that one day I can catch a show here. I'm blown away by the beauty of this place.

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