The Opera National de Paris, or Paris Opera, is located in the Palais Garnier in Paris’ 9tharrondissement. The lavish opera house was built by Napoleon III, completed in 1875, and is one of the world’s premier institutions for live performance. The resident opera and ballet companies perform both classical and contemporary works throughout the season that lasts from September to July. Tickets sell out at light speed, so it’s best to plan your visit at least 3 months ahead of time. Each season’s programme offers a diverse assortment of concerts and performances with something to please all live art enthusiasts. Any show you attend at the Opera National de Paris is guaranteed to bring together talent of the highest calibre, both on stage and behind the scenes.
Opera National de Paris – Palais Garnier
Place de l’Opéra