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Information and tips about visiting Palais Garnier in Paris, the beautiful opera house in Paris. Practical information about the interior, opening hours, and online tickets for Opéra Garnier can be found at

Visit Palais Garnier - Tickets and Information

Address: Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris
Metro: Opéra stop, Line 3, 7, or 8

How do I buy tickets for Opéra Garnier in Paris?

  • Tickets Palais Garnier from 15.00 € (Book your tickets)
  • Tickets Palais Garnier including the Lupin Mystery Game from 28.00 € (Book your tickets)
  • Combination tickets Palais Garnier and a Seine River Cruise from 33.90 € (Book your tickets)
  • Ages 0 to 11; free entrance for EU residents
Opening hours: Open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed: January 1st, May 1st

If you wish to visit Palais Garnier, make sure it is not on a performance day. On performance days, the opera's beautiful auditorium is closed. Do you wish to learn more about the agenda of Palais Garnier? Click here for additional information

The historic Opéra Garnier is located in the 9th district of Paris. The designer of the magnificent opera house was Charles Garnier. The commission for the construction of Palais Garnier was given by Napoleon III. Palais Garnier is built in a rich Beaux-Arts style with richly decorated columns, cornices, arches, and classical statues. In 1875, the construction of the beautiful opera house was completed.

Visiting Palais Garnier in Paris, France

With a length of 173 meters, Palais Garnier is a large and imposing structure in Paris. The auditorium of Opéra Garnier can accommodate over 2,100 people, and 450 artists can perform on the big stage. The interior of the opera house is lavishly decorated with marble, gold leaf, and beautiful wall and ceiling paintings. A 6-ton chandelier, which was designed by Charles Garnier himself, can be found in the main hall. On the ceilings of the foyer and the auditorium, you’ll see beautiful paintings.

Visit Palais Garnier and Tickets

Palais Garnier is a popular Paris tourist sight. Its popularity can cause line-ups at the entrance of the opera house, especially in high season. It is possible to purchase your entry tickets in advance. Would you like to book your tickets for Palais Garnier now? Click here for additional information

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Opéra National de Paris

Opéra National de Paris, France’s first opera and ballet company, resides at Palais Granier. Founded in 1669, the famous opera and ballet company rose to fame under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Lully. Today, ballet performances are mostly held at Opéra Garnier.

Fun Fact:
Did you know that French author Gaston Leroux drew inspiration for his well-known book The Phantom of the Opera from the interior of Palais Garnier?

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How do I get to Palais Garnier?

The Paris metro is a convenient and easy way to visit Palais Garnier. The opera house can be reached via Line 3, 7, or 8 at the Opéra stop.

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