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The opera house in Paris is called the Palais Garnier or Opera Garnier. It is is one of the most beautiful building of Paris. A fabulous place to visit and to enjoy ballets, operas, and concerts.
The Paris Garnier was founded in 1669, by Louis XIV. Discover busts, sculptures of composers, Greek Gods, friezes and columns on the facade.
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The top of the dome is semi-flattened with real gold.
Inside Paris Opera House, there is a vast lobby made with different colors of marble.
A spectacular staircase.
The grand foyer is the largest room with huge mirrors and chandeliers.
The auditorium has 2 000 seats.
The Dance School of the opera was opened during the reign of Louis XIV. The original purpose of the school remained intact. The School mission is to train ballet dancers and to train professional dancers.
Palais Garnier offers a sumptuous atmosphere to experience opera and ballet productions of the Opéra de Paris.
CAPRICCIO February 2 to 21, 2021, Opera
ROBBINS/FORSYTHE/LANDER February 4 to 27, 2021, Ballet
LE PARC March 8 to April 27, 2021, Ballet
JEUNES DANSEURS DE L'OPÉRA March 16 to April 13, 2021, Ballet
Hotel Scribe Paris managed by Sofitel a luxury establishment near the Opera Garnier. Address: 1 rue Scribe Paris 9th arrondissement. Houses in an historic building, 213 rooms and suites. Fitness center.
Hotel InterContinental Paris Le grand is also a hotel very closed to the opera house. Beautiful hotel four star with a health and fitness center, a Spa. 470 rooms and 72 suites. Address: 2 rue Scribe Paris 9th arrondissement. A perfect stay for week-end, honeymoon.
Cafe de la Paix: 5 place de l'Opera. The President Charles de Gaulle took his lunch here. Very nice place. Include a seafood counter.
Chartier: 7 rue du Faubourg-Montmartre. Ten minutes by foot from the Opera. Very stunning decor of 1896. Cheap and old fashion menu. Go to the bd des Italiens, slight right to bd Montmartre, left at rue du Faubourg-Montmartre.
Estaminet Gaya: 17 rue Duphot. Eight minutes from the Paris Opera House. Head west on bd des Capucines, continue on bd de la Madeleine. Left on Duphot. Specialty of seafood, fish, bouillabaisse.
Aux Lyonnais: 32 rue st-Marc. Seven minutes to this pretty bistro. Head east on bd des Capucines. Continue on bd des Italiens. Right at rue Favard. Left at rue St-Marc.Chic terroir cooking.Edgar Moreau and Sunwook Kim in recital: Théâtre des Champs-Élysées February 1, 2021