Palais Garnier – Last But Not Least

It’s been fun for me to revisit Palais Garnier over the past week. I love how this blog gives me a reason to look through photos that would otherwise be forgotten. While many photos can be lumped together in themed posts, many are stand-alones that would otherwise never see the light of day. So please…… Continue reading Palais Garnier – Last But Not Least

Palais Garnier – The Loggia

Shall we step outside for some air? Off of the Grand Foyer is The Loggia, the outdoor space enclosed by columns and topped by 5 mosaic medallions picturing masks. These mosaics were created by lawyer-turned-artist, Antonio Salviati, who was known for his Venetian artistic glass and decorative mosaics. One last look before we head back…… Continue reading Palais Garnier – The Loggia

Thursday Doors – Paris

It seems only right that this week’s Thursday Door be from Palais Garnier. Please join me tomorrow for more Palais Garnier content. Bonne journée! Marla Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on…… Continue reading Thursday Doors – Paris

Palais Garnier – Looking Down

Yesterday I shared photos taken while looking up. Today we’ll, you guessed it, focus on the ground. Whether it’s a cobblestone pathway or an intricately patterned tile mosaic floor, I often appreciate the ground upon which I walk as much as the decor around me. The flooring at Palais Garnier was another example of the…… Continue reading Palais Garnier – Looking Down

Palais Garnier – Auditorium

While I wasn’t at Palais Garnier to take in a performance, I did get to see the gorgeous auditorium during my visit. Built in a traditional Italian horseshoe shape, the 5 level auditorium is 60 metres high and seats over 2000 people. Decorated with red velvet, stucco, marble and gold leaf, the room is a…… Continue reading Palais Garnier – Auditorium