Sydney Opera House

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  • Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-292507111
  • Ticket Price: 11 AUD
  • Time Required: 03:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, View Point, Entertainment, Performance, Family And Kids, Architecture , Opera House

Sydney Opera House - Review

The Sydney Opera House is famous for its architecture as well as for being one of the largest concert hosting buildings in the world. The estimated budget for the construction of the House was estimated around AUD7 million. However, at the end the expense went upto AUD102 million. It bears the signature shell work of the exterior which makes it an iconic structure. But it is not just beautiful; it serves its purpose too and how! It can accommodate a huge number of people making it perfect for international performances as well. Moreover it hosts more than fifteen hundred performances every year! There are several performance halls in the Sydney Opera house making it famous worldwide as a performing arts venue. It hosts a huge and amazing variety of performances with artists from around the world. It is thus culturally very significant.

It is also situated in the province of the New South Wales, and along the coast of the adjoining Sydney cove and the Farm Cove, and is a neighbour to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This scenic location makes its site truly worth a visit from the aesthetic point of view as well. As a result, the Opera House of Sydney is one of the best and most imposing tourism destinations of the world. If you have just one day in Sydney, it's the Opera House that will be the first thing in your itinerary.

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The Opera House in Sydney is a prime attraction which no body misses even though there are high Ticket prices for Sydney Opera House. The best way to explore this classic attraction is to take up a guided tour and know its history and culture better. Sydney Opera Tickets are a gateway to understand the city better. Add this opera house to your Sydney trip planner and grab great deals on tours and tickets.

Sydney Opera House Information

  • The Sydney Opera House is also itself a major art production unit, besides housing the releases of the Opera, Ballet and Theatre companies of Australia.
  • It houses the world’s largest mechanical Organ worldwide known as the Sydney Opera House Grand Organ, in the world famous Sydney Concert Hall, along with the Joan Sutherland and Drama Theatre.
  • Besides it also has a large studio as well as various court rooms with multiple facilities.
  • Ticket prices are less for children, senior citizens and differently-abled persons.
  • Wheelchair access is possible. Audio description of the venue is also available.
  • The tickets are for guided tours that usually last for an hour.
  • Booking can be done online.

How To reach Sydney Opera House by Public Transport

  • Circular Quay; you can catch busses trains as well as ferries to this stop. It is 5 minutes away from the Sydney Opera House.

Restaurants Near Sydney Opera House

  • Guillaume at Bennelong
  • Campos Espresso Bar
  • Bistro Mozart

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TripHobo Highlights for Sydney Opera House

  • Sydney Opera House Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Sydney Opera House Contact Number: +61-292507111
  • Sydney Opera House Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Sydney Opera House Price: 11 AUD
  • Time required to visit Sydney Opera House: 03:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Sydney Opera House

  • 95% of people who visit Sydney include Sydney Opera House in their plan

  • 77.95% of people start their Sydney Opera House visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Sydney Opera House

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

54.56% of people prefer walking in order to reach Sydney Opera House

People normally club together Sydney Harbour Bridge and The Rocks while planning their visit to Sydney Opera House.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Wonderful place to attend concerts. Being directly on the Sydney Harbour of course adds to the experience. You can get here two ways. Either drive or take the hydrofoil which is a pleasant boat ride and I would suggest it to anyone who visits. Unlike many places here in the states Australians are extremely friendly and helpful. If you ever need directions they will always steer you the right way (no pun intended). Sydney is beautiful with so much to offer. The acoustics of the Opera House makes it so regardless of wherever you're sitting it will sound like you're sitting in the front row directly in front of the entertainers so no worries of not being able to hear the concert as you always will. Even if you sit directly in the back you will enjoy the experience as if you were sitting directly up front.

  • I was pleasantly surprised by the Opera House Tour. I'm a happily self guided traveller, never book tours, but I really wanted to get inside this amazing building, and a tour is the only way. LOVED our tour guide Bruce - he was great, interesting, funny and we all had a great time. The interior of the opera house was just spectacular and we also got to hear the Sydney Symphony Orchestra rehearsing, which just left us with goosebumps. The staff in ticketing were extremely helpful and the whole tour experience was flawless. Don't hesitate! Our kids really enjoyed it too (ages 12, 10 & 8).

  • Pas banget ke Sydney pas ada Vivid Sydney yang membuat kawasan di sekitar Opera House bermandikan gemerlap cahaya. Asyik. Beruntung juga saya bisa transit di Sydney sekitar 20 an jam. Jadi dari Brisbane ke Jakarta, sengaja cari penerbangan yg transitnya lama jadi bisa ke luar bandara ke pusat kota. Gampang banget, naik kereta dari bandara trus cari hotel depan stasiun kereta. Naruh koper trus jalan kaki ke kawasan Opera House dan Darling Harbour yg sedang bertabur cahaya dan lampu lampu warna warna seperti lihat video yg ditembakkan ke gedung gedung. Indaaah sekali...

  • Oh Sydney! No clue why you’ve been declared THE most beautiful harbour on this Planet. You really are. I got goosebumps all over my body when I think about you. I’m not faking it, it’s true! You are something that every person on this Planet should live to experience happiness. You have it all: beautiful, huge, green national parks, crystal clear water, unreal wildlife, friendly people – of course Australians are friendly…they are living THE LIFE: no stress, no drama, no bad vibes – amazing city skyline, nice weather. YOU ARE LOVE. I LOVE YOU SYDNEY. Thanks for letting me know HAPPINESS is actually real.

  • I highly recommend taking the guided tour. They give great information and you get an in-depth view of all the different areas of the Opera house. Our tour guide was awesome! This building is a modern marvel! The views from around the area were gorgeous. I would love to go back and watch a show there.

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