An extraordinary temple of music and dance

On this guided tour you will visit a prestigious place and feel the atmosphere of the music and dance of Paris of the past.

The Opera Garnier was built between 1861 and 1875 from the design of the architect Charles Garnier. The building was commissioned by Napoleon III, within the capital's urban renovation program led by Baron Haussmann.

You will be captivated by the stories, legends and facts related to the Opera Garnier. Your expert tour guide will describe the architecture, sculptures and paintings you will encounter during your guided tour and will tell you incredible stories.

We will begin the guided tour outside to get to know the external architecture of the Opera Garnier. Upon entering, we continue our visit by the roundabout of subscribers, former reception point for the prestigious guests of the opera. You will meet Charles Garnier, the architect who designed this building, climb the sumptuous marble staircase, admire beautiful rooms and the Great room whose ceiling was painted by the famous painter Marc Chagall.

All this will be a feast for your eyes!


Duration: 2 hours
Langues: Portuguese, Spanish, English and French
Running days: Monday to Friday at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Point: Exit the Opera subway, in front of the Opera Garnier


Professional Lecturer Guide
Entrances Ticket to the Opera House