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Top Choice Concert Venue in Paris

La Seine Musicale

A landmark addition to Paris' cultural offerings, La Seine Musicale opened on the Seine island of Île Seguin in 2017. Constructed of steel and glass, the egg-shaped auditorium has a capacity of 1150, while the large…
Top Choice Concert Venue in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Philharmonie de Paris

Major complex the Cité de la Musique – Philharmonie de Paris hosts an eclectic range of concerts – from classical to North African and Japanese – in the 2015-inaugurated Philharmonie building's Grande Salle Pierre B…
Top Choice Arts Center in Montparnasse & Southern Paris

EP7

It is impossible to miss the façade of this brand new cultural cafe and concert venue – the capital's first piece of 'interactive architecture', unveiled in early 2018. Contemporary works of pixel art prance across …
Top Choice Jazz in Latin Quarter

Café Universel

Café Universel hosts a brilliant array of live concerts with everything from bebop and Latin sounds to vocal jazz sessions. Plenty of freedom is given to young producers and artists, and its convivial relaxed atmosp…
Cinema in Montparnasse & Southern Paris

Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé

This striking cinema with small exhibition (€3) devoted to the history of cinema is a brilliant addition to the Paris flick scene. Where else can you watch silent B&W movies to the sound of a live pianist? The P…
Opera in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Opéra Bastille

Paris' premier opera hall, Opéra Bastille's 2745-seat main auditorium also stages ballet and classical concerts. Online tickets go on sale up to three weeks before telephone or box-office sales (from noon on Wednesd…
Cabaret in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Moulin Rouge

Immortalised in Toulouse-Lautrec's posters and later in Baz Luhrmann's film, Paris' legendary cabaret twinkles beneath a 1925 replica of its original red windmill. Yes, it’s packed with bus-tour crowds. But from the…
Opera in Champs-Élysées & Grands Boulevards

Palais Garnier

The city’s original opera house is smaller than its Bastille counterpart, but has perfect acoustics. Due to its odd shape, some seats have limited or no visibility – book carefully. Ticket prices and conditions (inc…
Cinema in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Le Louxor

Built in neo-Egyptian art-deco style in 1921 and saved from demolition by a neighbourhood association seven decades later, this historical monument is a palatial place to catch a new release, classic, piano-accompan…
Cultural Centre in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

La Bellevilloise

Gigs, concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions, readings, dance classes and workshops: this arts centre is where it all happens after dark in Ménilmontant. The trendy cafe-restaurant, with its sunlit tables be…