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Folies-Bergere

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Address: 32 rue Richer, 75009 Paris, France
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This performance center was once the headquarters of legendary entertainers...

This performance center was once the headquarters of legendary entertainers Edith Pilaf and Josephine Baker.

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How beautiful it is!

Unless you have a ticket for a show to go at night, you will be able only to see the outside of Folies Bergere, but how amazing it is! The front of Folies Bergere is imponent and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Alexandra P
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Montijo, Portugal
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Montijo, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you have a ticket for a show to go at night, you will be able only to see the outside of Folies Bergere, but how amazing it is! The front of Folies Bergere is imponent and simply amazing, its golden art nouveau letters and the even more impressive golden sculpture carved in the facade takes you to another era,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We visited here on a quick photo tour of Paris landmarks having visited Moulin Rouge before here but was a bit disappointed as it looked like a large cinema but still took a couple of photos and it wasn't far from Hard Rock so worth going

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Thank Dave M
Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The theatre itself has a grand entrance hall. The theatre itself is quite large and there are balconies. The stage is a good size. The seats are not that comfortable. Entering the first balcony I was shown to my seat, and was asked to pay a tip. Don't make the mistake of sitting in row L, it is not worth... More 

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Thank ChrisBunn10
Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Take in a tawdry and sexy show at the Folies Bergeré...a combination of song and dance coupled with a little humour, a little risque, but no nudity unlike the Moulin Rouge...still wouldn't bring children. Great adult entertainment and a great night out in the City of Nights.

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Thank Larry M
Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We have been there to see the jersey boys show. The theatre scène is very nice but the entrance Hall is more fantastic So it's a good place to see spectacular shows

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I was in Paris on Tuesday evening and had the opportunity to see the Jersey Boys, having seen the west end version and been so impressed and entertained by it, I couldn't resist the opportunity to see it again. What a disappointment! An Italian production with French subtitles ... What's that all about?! Very few songs ( in English )... More 

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Province of Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Saw the last night of Ohlala and it was amazing. But there is a new show and this is about the iconic Folie Bergere. It has such a history and is so Parisienne. The place is rather worn, but that's ok, it's still very atmospheric. All seats have a decent view, so it's not necessary to pay 'top dollar'. In... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic Cabernet....a mix of great music, great acrobatics and of course some lovely looking physiques!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The show was called "OHLALA" well it wasn't what we expected, it was full of entertainment. It was like a Vaudeville show. The acts were great, with crowd participation. Doors open at 7pm for pre entertainment and the show starts at 8:30pm. I suggest you arrive at 8pm. The show goes for approximately 2:30 hrs. The night we went a... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This music hall has been part of Paris's identity for over a hundred years. Helped launch career of Maurice Chevalier, Josephine Baker and others. Known for breaking the rules regarding nudity the theater still has productions that blend burlesque with singing, etc. Just saw Ooh La La which has Broadway potential. It has it all, comedy, magic, dance, contortionists, etc.... More 

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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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