Opera Garnier Expert Guided Tour Paris

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Take an incredible walking tour of one of largest opera houses in Europe. • Get a 80 minute expert guided tour of the public areas of Opera Garnier, or Palais Garnier • Uncover an architectural masterpiece in the heart of Paris • Walk through the Member’s Rotunda and see the statue of Prophetess Pythia by the Grand Escalier • Admire the splendid paintings and sculptures and the overall design of the Opera • Your expert guide is available to conduct the tour in English
Visit: Palais Garnier - Opera National de Paris, Paris, Ile-de-FranceThe Palais Garnier, also known as Paris' Opera Garnier, is France's foremost Opera House and a site of some of the greatest theatrical and operatic performances in the world. Considered as one of Paris' greatest treasures, the building is a marvel of carefully preserved architecture and design, and to this day stands as a breathtaking testament to the artistry of Paris. An extremely well-versed and expert guide will accompany you on this 80 minutes tour to learn of the rich history of this opera house and to hear the stories that echo from its walls. You will hear about its most important historic events as well as the most significant personages that have crossed its halls. You will be able to see the Opera House's public areas and admire how it has been constructed and designed, and how this structure has remained timeless throughout the centuries. On the After Hours Tour you'll even get to see some locations not usually shown to the public such as the Stall of the Phantom of the Opera. It's truly an eye opening view into one of Paris' most magnificent buildings.Itinerary: Day Tour (11:00am or 2:30pm) • Meet up with your guide at Member's Rotunda • Visit the main staircase (Grand Escalier) • Grand Foyer • Rotonde du glacier • Auditorium (access not guaranteed) • End of the tour After Hours Tour (5:00pm) • Meet up with your guide at Member's Rotunda • Visit the main Staircase (Grand Escalier) • Fontaine de Pythie • Rotonde du glacier • Auditorium (access not guaranteed) • Stall n°5 (Stall of the Phantom of the Opera) • End of the tour How To Use • You must present a printed voucher for this activity

What’s included

  • Professional English-speaking guide

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Backstage tour of the Opera Garnier
  • Access to shows