The Palais Garnier is a must-see in Paris, contributing to the city's spirit. The National Opera of Paris presents ballets as well as Opera spectacles. Make an already unforgettable experience there last longer by discovering the restaurant and its unique decoration, before or after the show.
The National Opera of Paris arranged a new entrance on the side of Auber Street, in order to better accommodate the few 550,000 visitors to this historic building and ticket-holders which come to the Palais Garnier.
This new access comes under the plan of restoration of the historical axis of the Palais Garnier, which runs from the Scribe and Auber Streets to the Gluck and Halevy Streets.
The Opera Garnier
Architecturial masterpiece and internationaly famous, concieved in 1875 by architect Charles Garnier, the Palais Garnier houses a prestigious scene and public spaces (grand foyer, rotond des abonnés, salons), a library-museum as well as many rehearsal studios and workshops. The italian-style auditorium, which's ceiling was painted by Marc Chagall in 1964, has 1971 red vevlet seats. With more than 560 000 visitors a year, the Opera House is one of the famoust and most visited monument in Paris. It has been declared building of hisorical interest in 1923