Palais Garnier

Palais Garnier Theatre

Palais Garnier

The most Famous Theatre in the world


The Palais Garnier Theatre is located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. It was named after the architect, Charles Garnier. Built in the 1860’s and 1870’s, this amazing theatre has a seating capacity of 1,979. The Palais Garnier is one of the most famous opera house in the world. It was the home of the Paris Opera and the Paris Opera Ballet.


The building also has a  Opera Library-Museum called the Bibliotheque-Musee de l’Opera de Paris. The museum has an unaccompanied tour that is included with the Palais Garnier Tour. Here are some pictures of the inside of the theatre.

Grand Staircase

Pictured below is the ceremonial staircase made out of white marble. The staircase comes together from the left and right sides that forms an entrance to the Grand Foyer.

Palais Garnier Theatre

Palais Garnier Theatre


Grand Foyer

This amazing foyer is 59 feet high, 505 feet long and 42 feet wide and was created for the Paris Society as a drawing room.

Palais Garnier Theatre

Palais Garnier Theatre


Ceiling of the Main Foyer

The ceiling of the main foyer is painted with memories of the history of music. Painted by  Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry

Ceiling of the Palais Garner Theatre

The Ceiling of the Palais Garner Theatre




Schumann & Reimann: Chamber Music at the Paris Opera

Sunday, April 24, 2016 @12:00pm

Main Hall

Maguy Marin: Paris Opera Ballet

Monday, April 25, 2016 @ 19:30

Tuesday, April 26,2016 @ 19:30

Wednesday, April 27,2016 @ 19:30

Thursday, April28,2016 @ 20:30

Friday April 29,2016 @ 19:30

Saturday April 30,2016 @ 19:30

Monday May 02,2016 @ 19:30

Tuesday May 03, 2016 @ 19:30

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