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Palais Garnier

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Palais Garnier

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Also known as the Paris Opera, the Palais Garnier was built in the second half of the 18th century to house the city's opera and ballet companies. Famous for its ornate facade, central staircase and opulent decor, it is considered an extraordinary example of the Beaux-Arts architectural style.

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