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Visiting Opera Garnier Paris

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The Opera Garnier was constructed from the year 1861 to 1875. In fact, it is an opera house which is capable of incorporating about 1979 audience. This was initially named as the Salle des Capucines and in the later years, the building was called as the Palais Garnier. This structure was renowned as one of the eminent monuments of the city of Paris. The architecture, as well as the design of the building, is credited to Francois Debret which was located at rue Le Peletier at that time. As a matter of fact, this was actively functional as a theatre from the year 1821 to 1873. Later, on the order of Napoleon III, the construction of a new building was commenced. To be said, a challenge was carried out among one hundred and seventy-one individuals to select the best architect among them to build this new Opera house. Charles Garnier turned out to be the winner of that competition. He was a very new French architect whose skills were not fully developed that time. The Opera Garnier got built up in 15 years and was ideally located at the right of the touristic bustle of Paris. In the present time, the Opera Garnier is addressed for the Paris ballet forming uncertainty for some tourists. You should wander in the city to know the attractions in the Paris from Opera Garnier to know the reason why the city of Light turned into the center for amusement. Every day you can wander in the Opera Garnier and can explore the grand stairs of it. This attraction is easily accessible and inexpensive as the architecture looks attractive and amazing. This attraction offers best views of interior and exterior and the statues present inside and outside looks perfect.

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Opera Garnier - the best architecture that displays the perfect texture of the monument

Opera Garnier - the best architecture that displays the perfect texture of the monument

Opera Restaurant

Opera Restaurant

This Michelin restaurant in the Opera house is for offering lunch to the tourists inside the house. This is a convenient place where you can try for some French varieties of food. Not only just that, but the Opera Restaurant is also the finest choice in this place where you can learn how to make tasty dishes in the cooking class.

Opera Museum

Opera Museum

This area of the museum was based on where coco channel is located for the occurrence. Even the perfume was intuitive in this quarter and the guided tour lasts for about 20 minutes and it will provide you with the art of manufacturing perfume that is being prepared from many centuries.

French Sandwich

French Sandwich

The best sandwich making is done in Capucine's street near the Opera house and this small restaurant is one of the best homes for Paris. The sandwich costs for 6 Euros and is made with cheese and jam that is brought from the south of France. The bread is prepared by the best bakery in France and eating the best sandwich is the best thing you can do.

Tuileries Garden

Tuileries Garden

This Garden is situated at the cross of Rivoli street and it is the place of French Kings. You can experience a pleasant atmosphere and even you can relax on the green chair and can admire the attraction of the garden.

Opera Garnier Paris Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

The admission tickets for getting the entry into the opera house will be easily available on the website of the Opera Garnier. The cost of the entrance ticket will be varied frequently.

How To Get Around?

The opera house consists of a recently opened restaurant where they offer different dishes with different tastes available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The costs for the dishes will be at fixed prices. You can easily move around the attraction on foot. In order to reach the attraction location, the tourists will get the access to the local bus service as well as cabs on rent.

What Should I Wear?

Opera Garnier Paris Facts

Best Time to Visit

The opera house opens at 10 am and closes at 4.30 pm and is closed on January 1st as well as on May 1st. The ticket counter will be closed before 30 minutes of the official time.



Will I Need a Guide?

How To Get There?

The Opera house is the spirit of Paris and can be easily accessible by public transportation. The Opera metro stop is the nearest stop to the Opera Garnier and you can reach the destination quickly. The bus lines function on 3,7 and 8. As a matter of fact, this is the best way to get the Opera house in Exact time.

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