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The Philharmonie de Paris

A major music complex

The Philharmonie de Paris sets the tone for spaces where artistic excellence is open to all. Discover a music repertoire ranging from the most classical to the most contemporary: classical, dance, jazz, pop, and world music. The Philharmonie bridges the gap between genres, and embraces creativity without boundaries.

10 reasons to visit the Philharmonie de Paris during your trip

  • Enjoy an unprecedented musical experience alone or as a couple, with family or among friends. Classical music, dance, jazz, world music, or new music...So many concerts and performances to choose from.
  • Stroll through the Parc de la Villette and explore the concert hall’s stunning architecture.
  • Wander across the roof of the building designed by Jean Nouvel and admire the incredible view over Paris’ landmark buildings (Eiffel Tower, Sacré Cœur, Invalides, Stade de France, etc.)
  • Feel the thrill of music in one of three concert halls, including the 2,400-seat Grande Salle with its balconies that float around the central stage. It’s one of the architectural and acoustic achievements of this new institution.
  • Experience music differently by participating in one of the weekend activities: workshops, performances for children, fun musical culture sessions and more.
  • Discover the Musée de la musique and the national treasures it holds: Chopin’s piano, Brassens’ guitar, a Stradivari violin and much more.
  • Enjoy a meal or a weekend brunch on the-th floor of the Philharmonie while contemplating spectacular panoramic views from the restaurant.
  • Revel in the greatest musical repertoires at accessible prices.
  • Try your hand at playing an instrument for an afternoon.
  • Enjoy many reduced rates for children and youth under 28.

More than a concert hall, the Philharmonie is a place where music comes to life.


Subway: Porte de Pantin (line 5)
Tramway: Porte de Pantin (3B)
Bus: 75 -151 – N 13 – N 140
Car: 2 paid parkings lot with access direct from boulevard Sérurier and avenue Jean-Jaurès, with around 1000 parking places for cars and two-wheel vehicles
Taxi: 2 stations boulevard Sérurier, Porte de Pantin – avenue Jean-Jaurès, Café des concerts


Cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris
221, avenue Jean-Jaurès
75019 Paris


221, avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris