Paris is home to many world-class art institutions. Depending on your interests and travel schedule, you can enjoy many theatrical productions or concerts in Paris, or you can just tour the theaters and concert halls buildings - their architecture and history are as impressive as productions on stage.

Philharmonie de Paris is a new music and art complex where you can spend the whole day and enjoy the very best in architecture, music, exhibitions, museum of musical instruments, great food and so much more.

Théâtre national de Chaillot not only has some of the best contemporary dance performances in the country, but is also located in Trocadero with fantastic views over Trocadero Gardens and the Eiffel Tower. There is a restaurant at the theater, so you can enjoy not just the performances, but also great food and great views.

Opéra Garnier and Opéra Bastille represent the best of the French opera. Both opera houses are open for tours, should you decide to tour the theater building without attending the performance.

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