Located in the 9th district of Paris, the Opera neighborhood has one of the most beautiful legacies of urbanism from the 19th century. With a great cultural heritage, Opera has become the headquarters for shopping and fashion with department stores such as Printemps and Galleries Lafayette. In the area on Saint Anne Street, Paris Little Tokyo can be found, associated with the Nippon culture, the street overflows with Japanese restaurants, local pastry shops, and wine boutiques.
The 19th-century opera house named Palais Garnier is located in the Opera neighborhood on Rue Halevy. Displaying Chagall’s ceiling Mural, this national theater has become an academy of music, choreography, and lyrical poetry. Boulevard Haussman’s street will have you catching a free fashion show during your promenade by the Galeries Lafayettes and Printemps department stores. Showcasing seasonal trends through the window glasses, the Galeries Lafayette’s best part is the rooftop at the last floor offering a Panoramic view of Paris. Behind the Galeries Lafayette, you will find Le Grand Musée du Parfum also named Musee du Parfum Fragonard, the only private perfume museum that is not run by a major brand. The museum is located at the Square de l'Opéra Louis Jouvet. You will also be pleased to discover the area with a promenade through Passage des Panoramas, Galleries Vivienne, and Passage des Princes, little gangways covered in a canopy with restaurants and boutiques. To finish, for families with younger ones, the Opera neighborhood holds La Tête Dans Les Nuages, the biggest Game Room in Europe located on Rue Boulevards des Italiens.
This spacious and modern game room has over 100 games with virtual reality, cultural leisure, and many more.
Restaurants, Bakeries & Bars
The area offers a great variety of cuisine, from traditional French to Japanese culinary. On Rue Sainte Anne, the street is full of Nippon culture restaurants and bars such as Laï Laï Ken making delicious ramen and warm soups or Happa Teï for specialties from Osaka. On the same street, the Franco-Japanese place named Boulangerie Aki makes exquisite bakeries and pastries.
For Vegan foodies, Wild And The Moon Opera located on Rue du Helder offers delicious meals. Furthermore, Bubble tea lovers will be pleased by Coco Lafayette located on Rue Joubert, with the best Bubble teas in Paris. For French cuisine, the Bistro Volnay on Rue Volney invites you to a distinguished tasting session in modern and artsy decor.
The Opera neighborhood is accessible through the RER A, at the Auber stop. Yet, you could still take metro line 3 in the direction of the Havre Caumartin Metro Station.
In relation to sportive activities, it has always been known that working out is a key element for life balance, a concept well understood by Neoness. The gym located in Rue de la Banque mixes sport, comfort, and well-being with training coaches at your disposal and high-end workout machines.
A pharmacy is located on Boulevard Haussmann opposite Starbucks Coffee. The closest supermarket in the area is Franprix, with one located on Rue de la Chaussee d’Antin.