Opéra

Facing the Town Hall, the Opéra has a classical façade surmounted by eight muses, and an enormous semi-cylindrical glass window by Jean Nouvel. Inside, the rococo foyer is still there, as well as an amphitheatre, an Italian hall that seats 1300 and a glass-roofed restaurant. Since its renovation (which can be seen in all its glory when the strong red lights accentuate the contrasts), it was promoted to national opera status.

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1 place de la Comédie

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