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Palais Garnier (Paris National Opera)

Palais Garnier (Paris National Opera) - Paris, France
Palais Garnier (Paris National Opera)
8 Rue Scribe, Paris, France 75009Map
Paris National Opera
+33 1 7125 2423
Neighborhood: 9th Arrondissement
Overview

The Palais Garnier, named after the architect who designed it in 1862, was immortalized by writer Gaston Leroux in his book Phantom of the Opera. The architecture is a mixture of baroque, classical, Greek and Napoléonic styles. Adorned with mosaics, the foyer has a cupola decorated by painter Marc Chagall and an impressive Rococo staircase, which leads to the theater's magnificent reception rooms. Outside, four stone statues represent allegories of Music, Lyric Poetry, Lyric Theater and Dance. Since the opening of the Opéra Bastille, the Palais Garnier has concentrated on dance.

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  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Opera
  • Accept Credit Card: visa, mastercard, amex
  • Nearest Train: Opéra
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