Description

The Palais Garnier is a famous landmark of the city. It has a grand design and stages excellent performances. The structure is rich in works of art, honoring great composers and performing art.

The building has majestic architecture and opulent decoration, staging ballet and dance performances. It also boasts impeccable acoustics and the largest stage in Europe.

Beautiful allegorical sculptures adorn the corners of the roof while the lower loggia displays portraits of the famous composers. Inside the Palais Garnier, you should pay special attention to the Grand Staircase, the Grand Foyer and the auditorium. The auditorium’s ceiling, depicted by a renowned painter Chagall, illustrates scenes of popular operas.

The Palais Garnier is located in the city center, within walking distance from the Louvre and the Seine. You can visit the venue through a guided tour, as well. Here, the myth of the Phantom of the Opera came into existence. 


Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks, Operas, Concerts & Shows, Theaters

Wikipedia

Phone Numbers: +33 1 58 05 49 42

Websites: http://www.operadeparis.fr

Recommended length of visit: 1.5 hour

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  • 09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00
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