An icon of grandiosity in the heart of Monaco, the Opéra Monte Carlo has charmed several patrons through the years. Nestled within the legendary Casino Monte Carlo, the opera is not only a cultural symbol, but also a stunning architectural masterpiece curated by the same architect who designed Palais Garnier in France. Built after Prince Charles III woke up to a cultural awakening of sorts, the Opéra Monte Carlo was constructed in 1879 by Charles Garnier. It was consequently named Salle Garnier, as a tribute to its creator. While the seafront facade of Salle Garnier takes after the original Paris Opera House, its main opera hall is a sterling vision in red and gold. The sanctum opens up to reveal sweeping views of the marble-paved atrium, while 28 imposing Ionic columns gleam in onyx-glazed glory. It shines with the same brilliance as it did when it first opened to a well-heeled crowd in 1879, to an enchanting performance by Sarah Bernard. Proud home of the Monte-Carlo Opera, this stunning opera house has since hosted works like Richard Wagner's 'Tristan and Isolde', and Maurice Ravel's 'The Child and the Spells'.
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