Palais Garnier, Paris


The Paris Opera, also known as Palais Garnier, is a 2200 seat house in the 9th arrondissement. Besides the statue of Apollo there is also “La Poesie” (the poetry) roof sculpture by Charles Gumery, that you can see in the picture above.

The building was designed by Charles Garnier in the neo-baroquean style and is considered to be one of the masterpieces of it’s time.

 

 

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