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Le Grand Rex

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1 bd Poissonniere | 2nd, 75002 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

A fun tour of the old huge movie theater, behind the screen. See how it all works and learn a little about the movies French-style. Also a very good place to see a film. An historic theater.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

The movie theater is supposed to be the largest in Europe. I would not be surprised; the main salon is huge! The décor is beautiful, and I think it looks a lot like the Fox Theater in Atlanta. The sound system is excellent, and the...More

Thank DBM58
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Excellent tour. I went on a quiet Sunday morning in the beginning of June. It's all automated and you are led through a series of areas as if you are in a studio and they are filming a film and you are part of the...More

Thank shazzam_ssn
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Le Grand Rex is located on the corner of Bonne Nouvelle Boulevard and Poissoniere Boulevard. The main hall is huge (2800 places) and very well decorated - including the both sides of the screen and the ceiling. It was built in 1931-1932. During the German...More

Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Le Grand Rex is Europe's biggest cinema with 2800 seats! Located on Grands Boulevards, the Grand Rex is now a national historical landmark. It has very art déco exteriors and is richly decorated on the inside. There are 7 screens inside, and the Grand Large,...More

2  Thank Ronak S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

By accident, I paid for tickets to the French version of the movie, and we only speak English. The staff were very kind and helpful! Plus, well, it's just a fabulous theatre!!

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We really wanted to see the actual theater - but that's not what tour is. The tour is cute, behind the scenes - but NOT the theater part.

1  Thank Heather F
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Beware!! If the staff offer to show you to your very easily findable seats they then proceed to beg you for a tip for doing so. Awful, cringey, desperate. Really put a dark mark on our experience.

Thank T1g3rs
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

First concert for Saint Germain, jazz artist. Acoustic was great, the leather sofas comfortable and the concert amazing!

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 29 March 2018

So I went to see a concert tonight. It was supposed to be a memorable experience in a beautiful venue. In a way it was, in a way it wasn't. I paid 80 euro for a ticket to sit on a freaking strapontin. I knew...More

1  Thank Marina P
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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
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Darren P
29 September 2018|
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Response from shazzam_ssn | Reviewed this property |
If you look at somewhere like Ticketmaster for their one off concerts and short runs they normally come with a plan that gives rows and numbers so you can get better idea of where you would be sitting.
Sara S
1 July 2015|
Response from DrCaretaker | Reviewed this property |
All the seating works you will be able to see. Have fun.but don't order Champagne it is the worst of all.