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Palais Garnier

Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris, France

Iconic Buildings

About Palais Garnier

The Paris Opera offers you the possibility to discover the treasures of the Palais Garnier's public areas, a masterpiece of the 19th-century theater art architecture. The “Italian-style” auditorium, with its ceiling painted in 1964 by Marc Chagall, can accommodate 2054 spectators. With nearly 480,000 visitors each year. It was one of the most visited places which were listed as a historical monument since 1923.



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L'église de la Madeleine0.56km from Palais Garnier

The Madeleine Church, in the center of the Place de la Madeleine in the 8 th arrondissement of Paris, is a church catholic style neoclassical.  Having survived all eras and all regimes, this church is very characteristic for its peristyle of 52 columns, directly inspired by the great Roman temples of Antiquity. The church has a fair amount of art pieces and so more. This is the fourth building dedicated to Mary Magdalene built in the city since the 13th century. The church is classified as a his

Boulevard Haussmann0.65km from Palais Garnier

Boulevard Haussmann is a top shopping destination and surely one of the most elegant stores in the whole of Paris. Today it is home to Paris' greatest department stores, whose shop windows are absolutely magical at the end of the year, during the Christmas season. On the quieter side of the boulevard, at number 158, is the Jacquemart-André Museum, dedicated to the fine arts and decorative arts, planning large-scale exhibitions all year long.

Grévin Museum0.78km from Palais Garnier

The  Musée Grévin is the wax museum of Paris which is housed in a very peculiar building, which is divided into different rooms including a viewpoint and a theatre. The museum was founded in 1882 by Arthur Meyer, a journalist for Le Gaulois.  This museum features over 500 life-like wax characters representing the world’s best-known celebrities. . Visitors will be able to see representations of famous individuals that have had an impact on the course of human history.

Rue Saint-Honoré0.9km from Palais Garnier

Rue Saint-Honoré is where old-world elegance and contemporary luxury meet. This 2km street is home to stunning architecture and a slew of chic stores. Situated between Opera Garnier and the Tuileries Gardens, Rue Saint-Honoré is nestled in the center of historic Paris. Between concept stores, major brands, and designer boutiques, it symbolizes the creative frenzy that is the soul of the French metropolis.

Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris0.99km from Palais Garnier

The Decorative Arts Museum is a Parisian museum whose objective is to promote applied fine arts and develop links between industry and culture, creation, and production. It preserves one of the most important collections of decorative arts in the world. The museum pursues the objective which presided over its foundation: "to maintain in France the culture of the arts which pursues the realization of the beautiful in the useful".

Tuileries Garden0.99km from Palais Garnier

A famous public garden which was located between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France. The Tuileries Gardens take their name from the tile factories which previously stood on the site where Queen Catherine de Medici built the Palais des Tuileries in 1564. it's now a great place for a walk that is much-loved by Parisians and passing visitors, and a marvellous example of the French formal garden.

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The most populous of the 18 regions of France. It is located in the north-central part of the country and often called the Paris Region because it includes the city of Paris. Île-de-France is densely populated and economically important: it covers only about 2% of France's territory, but has an official estimated population of 12,213,364 (18.2% of the population of France) and accounts for nearly 30% of the French GDP.