5 posts tagged opera
Paris de Opera
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This opera house, officially known as the Palais Garnier was the primary home to classical ballet (the Paris Opera Ballet), up until 1989. It now hosts many performances of opera and concerts. Its monumental style, grand staircase and colorful, marble interior makes this house exceptionally beautiful.
The Opéra national de Paris
If you are a fan of the arts and visiting Paris this summer, the Opéra national de Paris is a great place for you to enjoy yourself. It is the primary opera company in Paris, where it specializes in classical ballet. The interior of the building is decorated with a rich Napoleon style architecture and its monumental staircase guides visitors as they prepare to see a wonderful performance!
Right next to the notorious Marais, and east of central Paris, the Bastille neighborhood is charged with history and landmarks. The first of all being the Bastille prison, where the French revolution officially started with an enormous and angry crowd taking it over from the Royal army. Further on come the Place de la Bastille and its Column of July, the Opera Bastille, the Viaduc des Arts and many more. The only thing left is to press the start button and let yourself be guided! Stay tuned for our upcoming second part.
In the city of Shakespeare, it would only be natural that you watch at least one show during your stay. London’s West End offers the best opportunity for a laid back experience with great quality performances for prices that totally beat Broadway. So if you are ready to make your move and perhaps meet some celebrities, follow the link and learn more about your future destination!