Opera de Paris Garnier
An architectural treasure in the city of Paris, the Opera de Paris Garnier is a grand building with a huge marble staircase, beautiful sculptures, paintings and also stages brilliant ballet performances. Visitors feel like royalty when they enter the magnificent, luxury opera house. Built in 1861 and designed by its namesake Charles Garnier, this venue has been the forefront of French theatre performances for many decades. Seating over two thousand people, it is a huge arena that provides only the best in entertainment. Any romantic notion of Paris you may have had with its upper class, formal shows like this one will be confirmed when you walk through into the beautifully crafted lobby.
The sense of luxury can be felt through the sheer size from within the building as many plush chandeliers light up the marble halls, sights that would rival that of the great Palace of Versailles
. If you don’t fancy attending a ballet performance or other shows, then at least take a look at the building and admire the wonderful architecture. A beautiful place in a beautiful city.
Other great attractions located nearby are the Place de la Bastille
. Stay near the great opera house with hotels like InterContinental Paris Le Grand
, Adagio Paris Opera
and Scribe Paris