This experience offered by GREETS PARIS is unique: the Opéra Garnier, a 19th century architectural masterpiece, was ordered by Napoleon III and designed by architect Charles Garnier. You will find yourself in a dream world there, amongst Master paintings, golden adornments and marble.
Following your guide, you will be able to contemplate the auditorium and its silk adorned seats, its gigantic chandelier weighing over 8 tons with 400 lights hanging from Chagall’s painted ceiling, the famous box 5 booked by the Phantom of the Opera along with the stage and hall, both made sublime by painter Edgar Degas. You will then be granted access to the most secret places of the Opéra: the water tank room under the Auditorium, the capstans room harboring the machinery and the Foyer de la danse. A ballet dancer will finally join you to share their knowledge and experience with you.
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One of the most sumptuous buildings in Paris.
Your tour will start off with the amazing rotunda facing the gorgeous Bassin de la Pythie. Beyond the Pythia you will proceed to the Grand Stairs leading to the Auditorium... simply breathtaking. The experience will continue with a private tour of the Water tank located under the building, a location surrounded by legends, the capstans room and its old machinery, and finally the Foyer de la danse.
After having seen the most secret places of the Opéra Garnier you will meet a ballet dancer from the Opéra National de Paris. At the third or fourth floor of this amazing building, you will meet Alexandre, Stéphane (Lead Dancer), Pauline or Camille from the Opéra de Paris. These world renowned dancers appear in all the greatest pieces of the Repertoire (Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote...).
*Optional: depending on the program you may attend a show.
WINK OF GREET : An out of the ordinary experience during which you will discover the most secret places of the Opéra Garnier and meet a world renowned dancer. A very exclusive privilege!
DETAILS : This program takes place over 2 hour 1/2 - Minimum Age 8 years old – This program is available on demand and subject to availability – This experience proposed up to 9 people, is valid for 12 months after the purchase date.