The Paris Opera has two performance venues: the well known Opera Garnier and Opera Bastille, opened in 1989. We prefer Opera Garnier.
You will not forget a ballet or opera performance at Opera Garnier. The beauty of music and dancing resonates with the magnificent building. Make sure you get Opera Garnier tickets in advance.
Its facade, monumental stairs and Italian type hall with Chagall paintings on the ceiling make it one of the world most beautiful opera houses.
Maria Callas and Rudolf Noureev are among the artists who wrote Opera Garnier glorious artistic history.
The Opera district around Boulevard des Italiens is among the top Paris nightlife districts, with theaters, bars and restaurants, such as Grand Cafe Capucines open 24/24. Locate Opera Garnier on Paris map.
Opera Garnier can be visited daily. See details and book tickets. Alternatively, join the Palais Royal to Opera walking tour, with a visit of Opera Garnier, a delicious out of the beaten track Paris tour.
One of the marvels of Opera Garnier is its 1964 ceiling by Marc Chagall. The ceiling represents the arts of opera and ballet. The ceiling, controversial at the time of its creation, is now widely aclaimed.
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