Sydney Opera House, Sydney

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Sydney Opera House - A Quick Overview


Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: +61-292507111

Ticket Price: 11 AUD

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Time Required: 03:30 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Sydney Opera House, Sydney

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

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  • Bistro Mozart

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Sydney Opera House, Sydney Reviews

  • We had wonderful experience just being there. The view is fantastic. The Architecture is marvellous. We spent the evening there just admiring the natural and man made beauty. The shows at the opera are good. I liked the lift we no ceiling in it. The first terrace is worth visiting. The snacks and food items were also good

  • Always a great spot day or night. Take a water taxi here from darling harbour to get unique views. Bar is always buzzing and there can sometimes be food markets near by which adds to the atmosphere. There are tours offered here and inside and outside seating for food and drink. Fantastic to hear music here regardless of how empty or full the auditorium is as seats are designed to absorb the same sound as if some were sitting on them.

  • A beautiful and iconic building. If you have the opportunity to catch a show definitely here do it! The views over the harbour from inside are amazing and it’s also great to see the interior of the opera house itself. I’ve seen a few events in the concert hall and the seats are very comfortable with great views wherever I’ve sat. As expected the acoustics are excellent.

  • This is one of those "wow" attractions! Once you see it, you can't stop loving it! And here you can take awesome pictures which you'll never forget. The combination of the Opera House and the Harbour bridge make one of the best views ever! The architecture of the Opera house is really admirable. Although it cost over 100m$(equivalent to 850m$ in 2014) to build it and it took over 13 years to complete it, you can easily say it worth the money spent as it brings millions of visitors to Sydney every year. If you want to have a closer look, take a tour inside a building. But as tickets of tours are too expensive, buy early bird tickets which applies to 9AM yours and they're much cheaper than normal ones. Overall, don't forget to visit the Opera House when you visit Sydney or you'll regret it!!

  • Its a nice place to visit.. Sydney bridge also located near by. Near opera house so many restaurants are there. Mostly some events will take place around there. Games like speed Boating is available near by. Overall its a nice place to enjoy with family.

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