The Paris Opera is a symbol of Paris like the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, or the Louvre Museum. The Palais Garnier is a 2000 seat opera house. It was the primary home of the Paris Opera and its associated Paris Opera Ballet until 1989, when a new Opéra Bastille, opened at the in the east of Paris.
The Palais Garnier was designed during reconstruction of Paris by Baron Haussmann in the middle of the XIXth century.
During 1994, restoration work began on the theatre. This consisted of modernizing the stage machinery and electrical facilities. This restoration was completed in 2007.
In 2011 a restaurant opened its doors on the eastern facade of the building.
AddressOpéra Garnier : Place de l'Opéra Paris 9e
How to get thereOpéra Garnier : Metro line 3, 7 or 8 : Opera
RER A : Auber
Opéra Bastille : Metro line 1, 5 or 8 : Bastille
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