Paris Opera - Garnier Palace

The Paris Opera House, also known as the Palais Garnier, is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. Located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, it was inaugurated in 1875 and is a symbol of French culture. The building is a remarkable example of 19th century architecture, with a magnificent façade, ornamental sculptures, murals and a grand marble staircase.

The highlight of the opera house is the main auditorium, which seats up to 1,979 patrons. The hall is decorated in a neo-baroque style and features an elaborate stage, richly decorated boxes and balconies that offer a view of the stage.

In addition to the main auditorium, the Palais Garnier also houses a library and a museum. The library contains a collection of documents on the history of opera, including scores, programs and photographs. The museum offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the history of the Paris Opera, with exhibits on costumes, sets and the opera's archives.

Every year, the Paris Opera attracts thousands of visitors from around the world, who come to see performances and learn about the history of this iconic cultural institution. Tickets for performances can be booked online, although seats for the most popular productions are often sold out months in advance.

In short, the Paris Opera is a jewel of French architecture and culture. With its world-class ballet and opera performances, as well as its exhibitions and training programs, the Paris Opera is a must-see destination for art and culture lovers.

The Opera Garnier is easily accessible from our hotel Timhotel Opera Madeleine, located near Gare Saint-Lazare, Place de la Madeleine, Montmartre, the Louvre and the Palais Royal.

Paris Opera - Garnier Palacespecial selection of our hotels


  • From 84 Timhotel Opéra Madeleine

    Hotel in front of the Gare Saint Lazare, close to the Grands Magasins and the Opéra

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    In front of the station Gare Saint-Lazare

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    Just a stone's throw from the Palais Royal and the Louvre Museum

  • From 106 Timhotel Opéra Blanche Fontaine

    Hotel in the heart of the 9th arrondissement and the lively Moulin Rouge district

    Discover our 4-star hotel, a haven of refinement located in the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, just a stone's throw from the legendary Moulin Rouge. Our strategic location offers exceptional proximity to Montmartre and the...

    Spacious rooms