Posts tagged Opera de Paris Garnier
Address: Place de l’Opera Arrondissement: 9th
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The Opera des Paris was built by Charles Garnier for its patron, Emperor Napolean III. A small underground lake delayed construction which ran from 1862 – 1875 but it was wealth worth the effort. The beautiful buildings pond became the hiding place of the “Phantom of the Opera” in the infamous play. It still stands as one of the most magnificent symbols of the 19th century More >