One of the late President Mitterand’s pet projects, this 3400-seat venue was intended to strip opera of its elitist airs – hence the...
Place de la Bastille
The Bastille, a 14th-century fortress built to protect the city gates, is the most famous monument in Paris that no longer exists....
Opéra Bastille Box Office
Sells tickets for Opéra Bastille performances as well as 75-minute guided tours of the building, which depart at wildly different times...
Les Grandes Marches
This futuristic modern brasserie next to the ‘Great Steps’ of the Opéra Bastille was designed by Elisabeth and Christian Portzamparc for...
Boulangerie Bazin information
Lonely Planet review
Dating from 1906, this belle époque bakery run by Jacques Bazin has an extraordinary array of award-winning breads, brioches and pastries.