This was a great experience. Our guide was knowledgeable, prepared and easy to understand. I highly recommend doing this. Only issue I had, we didn't get headsets but, for the most part, it wasn't too bad.
Terri D Australia
This was a fantastic tour the opera house is spectacular and our tour guid was so knowledgable. I highly recommend dong this after hours tour. Terri
The Opera Garnier is the most gorgeous opera house I've ever seen! It's magnifique!!!!! The rooms are spectacular, grand, amazing and jaw-dropping!! You see the entry way, the reception area that rivals Versailles, and the theatre itself. Every inch of this place is fabulous and you'll spend a lot of your time looking up! I think it's a MUST SEE!!!! Warning: you'll want to get a ticket to an opera there so check the schedule when you go and perhaps there'll be one when you visit. This tour is after hours it started at 5 and the show usually starts around 7 or something but that's a dressy affair so you'll need to change before going. Phantom of the Opera takes place in this house and one day I hope they perform the show there!!! That's a ticket to get!! I loved it all!!
The Opera Garnier is a gorgeous, sumptuous, over-the-top beautiful place!!! The tour is after-hours and starts at 5. You will view the entryway, the reception area that rivals Versailles!!!, and the theatre itself in all its splendor. It's jaw-dropping and a MUST SEE! You'll want to see an opera there after you tour so see if there's one when you travel. That's a separate purchase of course and you'll need to dress for the evening but to see an opera there would be a wonderful experience. Phantom of the Opera takes place here and one day I hope they perform it - that's a ticket I'll have to get!!! Tip: There's a great small scale replica of the entire building including the beautiful details at the Musee D'Orsay so if you get a chance check it out. It looks amazing even on a small scale!!
Five star all the way. What a place , what a guide! Just perfection!!
The tour guide was late for the tour but she was very sincere in her love for the opera house and she enthusiastic accordingly.
Really enjoyed learning about the history of the Opera House and having time to see the gorgeous rooms. The entire building is stunning!! An added bonus was getting to see two male ballet dancers rehearse during a sound check in the auditorium! Also, if you and #39;re a Phantom fan, you get to see his box!
Our tour guide Christine was highly knowledgeable and had excellent English language skills. We did not feel rushed in any of the places and although there were a lot of people for various tours we were broken into smaller groups and they managed the tour so you never really saw any of the other groups. The building itself is quite impressive. We say many things in Paris, and this is a MUST SEE attraction and tour.
Excellent tour, amazing opera house with stunning rooms etc
very entertaining guide Rita from Cultival.fr _ thanks for your funny way of giving us an insight to the history of this building learnt and saw a lot, really worth the visit
Loved this tour.....what a building....And the history of the period.
This tour is a must for any music fans visiting Paris.
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