The Opéra Bastille is a modern opera house Inaugurated in 1989. It became the main facility of the Paris National Opera, while Palais Garnier presents a mix of opera and ballet performances. Designed by Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott.
Ballet as well as classical & modern operas in a famous 1989 building with a transparent facade
Bastille Opera House) is a modern opera house in Paris, France. Inaugurated in 1989 as part of President François Mitterrand’s “Grands Travaux”, it became the main facility of the Paris National Opera, France's principal opera company, alongside the older Palais Garnier; most opera performances are…
The modern architecture of the Opéra Bastille cuts an imposing figure on the Place de la Bastille at the 11th arrondissement’s southwest corner. Inaugurated just over 25 years ago in 1989, the opera house was created to showcase popular, modern works. Nowadays, the Opéra Bastille boasts a varied…
The second most important Opera place in Paris, it is a modern building founded in 1989, having also Opera/Ballets/ Symphony Concerts.
“resting place for Jim Morrison, Édith Piaf, Oscar Wild, Camus, Proust, Montand, Moustaki, Chopin and many many others. Beautiful sculptures, buildings and parks.”
“Farmer’s market open everyday except Monday’s. Ends at 1pm. Very local. I prefer the Bastille farmers market but this one is also nice if the other market is closed. ”
“Take your picnic to this beautiful park, hang out in the grass or on benches, and visit the home of Victor Hugo afterwards!”
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“Paris' secret park in the sky, I suggest stocking up on produce at the Bastille markets, then joining up with the Promenade Plantée and walking along it before having a picnic at Jardin de Reuilly - Paul Pernin (which has sparkling water coming out of the drinking fountain!)”