excellent tour and very informed guide. we learned a lot, which was put to use during our stay at the musse orsay
The Opera tour was definitely a highlight of my time in Paris. I booked online and just picked up the ticket just before the tour. I liked how they used earpieces to better her the tour guide. She was extremely knowledgeable about the opera house and its history. I would definitely recommend this tour!!
If you wish to understand the mind blowing amount of Belle Epoch design and decoration overflowing from nearly every surface, take this tour. Just looking around solo is a treat for the eyes, but a deeper explanation of the culture this edifice arose from, the nature of the builder, and the forces that shaped the final product give meaning to each and every one of the details, and even, in some cases, the rare unfinished or plainer surfaces. Well worth the price! The headsets were vital to hearing our lovely native Parisian guide, because, as she explained, acoustics had nothing to do with this Opera house.
Ian T Australia
Amazing building and history. Had visited previously, just to view, but the tour added so much more detail and came away with a greater appreciation of this Paris icon.
The Palais Garnier tour is a very enjoyable way to get a taste of the incredible architecture of Paris. Our guide, Isabella brought the opera and its history to life. It's easy to imagine a night at the opera in a Paris of long ago. The tour offers a glimpse into the workings of the opera house of today as well. Definitely worthwhile!
A highlight of any Paris visit. Excellent guide for beautiful 90 minute tour. Great value.
We enjoyed an excellent tour of the spectacular Paris Opera house through Viator. Worth every penny.
Incredible experience in this magnificent building with fabulous guide.
This iwas a fantastic tour!!! Our guide was so knowledgeable ! Enjoyed the pace and time spent at the opera. This is a miust see and do if in Paris!! Thank you again for a great learning experience!!
Seeing this sumptuous building was a highlight of our trip. The opulence of the architecture and furnishings are beyond belief. Our guide was very knowledgeable and charming. We are so pleased to have had this opportunity.
Excellent tour guide and we were able to see auditorium and boxes as well
Thankfully the Opera House has now included headsets so each guide can be heard, no matter where you are standing inside the Opera house on the tour. Although, more should be done to ensure that every tour group gets to see the inside of the theatre, so schedules should not be touring when the theater is closed.
Amazing amount of information! They were setting up for an event and we could not have timed it better. Lovely florals all the way up and around the grand staircase! Breathtaking! Everything I had hoped the tour would be!
Viator made this tour very easy for me and my husband. We printed our voucher and lined up where it said guided tours. We showed our voucher, and we got right in to do our tour. We saw the staircase, the stage, the Phantom of the Opera's Box 5, and many other places in the Opera house. I highly recommend this tour.
I enjoyed this tour very much! Learned a lot about the behind the scenesof this beautiful historical theatre.
Elizabeth was a wonderful guide. She really knew about each of the works we stopped to look at and could explain about the artist, the context and the significance of the work. Her commentary was lively and interesting and the time flew by. I would highly recommend this tour
very good history of the building from the guide. highly recommend thos tour
Such a wonderful place - was breathtaking. My only problem was that our guide kept asking us questions, rather than just telling us the history and facts. If we'd known the answers, there wouldn't have been a reason to have a guide!! However, the building is well worth visiting and it is nice to have someone explain the history.
Tour was fabulous - very detailed, personal, and the guide was incredibly knowledgable and charming. When I arrived the ticket booth was announcing that all of the tours were sold out and to come back tomorrow but I had a Viator booking so my wife and I received tickets and sailed right through. Not a single hiccup, cost was reasonable, and they delivered exactly as promised.
WOW. Why had I never done this before. Interior was absolutley stunning-maybe the most impressive I have ever seen. Don't miss!
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