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Sydney Opera House

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House
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Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House
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One of the most iconic buildings in the world – the Sydney Opera House is an architectural masterpiece and vibrant performance space. It's a place where the past shapes the future, where conventions are challenged and cultures are celebrated. Step...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Bennelong Point | Easy walk from Circular Quay Train Station, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed today

A guided tour of the Opera House is a must if you are in Sydney. the guide we had was exceptionally good with all the relevent history and current operation of this venue without being too intensive or boring - we learned a lot. Very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Eric W
Reviewed today via mobile

Had a great visit to the Opera house and after all the walking round in the heat - cold drinks and a seat at the bar with an amazing view

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ann M
Reviewed today via mobile

Sydney opera house was something we knew we had to see in person (we are from America). It did not disappoint! We saw a concert and the inside is just so beautiful. Truly an iconic place!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank btonguis
Reviewed yesterday

The Sydney Opera House is a magical gem that shimmers & shines during the day & softly glows during twilight. Its ageless & unique architecture seem to have withstood the merciless thrashing of Time & remained innately elegant & youthful. Travellers cannot & should not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KhooChengChoo
Reviewed yesterday

The location of the Opera Bar makes it one of the great open air bars of the world.It can be crowdwd and is a bit expensive. Walk around the harbour foreshore and under the bridge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AussieClimber1901
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Waiting 14 mins in the queue to get a tour of the interior. Ticketsellers have a social while many,including foreingn paying visitors get angry at the lack of service. Not a good look. Very very embarrassing for an australian taking foreign visitors there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you r in Sydney a must visit tourist attraction. You see the opera house in all highlights of Sydney so don't miss the opportunity of being here. Relax on the benches have a look at the majestic ocean

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NeerajD944
Reviewed yesterday

This is the most recognized structure in the world. I would make the time to take a tour of the inside and then buy tickets to see an event, its time to check that off your list. Sure you can walk around inside but do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the guided tour which even our 15 and 17 year old found to be interesting. The history behind the build, cost and politics is very interesting. You can have lunch overlooking the water right at the base in the sun or shade.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Biff5804
Reviewed yesterday

The Operahouse in Sydney is known all over the world and planed and build by a Danish Architek.The Building is a wonderwork of builder

Date of experience: March 2019
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dpcoffelt
March 19, 2019|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
Our tour of the opera house was booked for us as part of our Australian tour so don't know how that works but I guess if you give the name and address of the hotel you will be staying that will do.
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LakerFan2013
March 6, 2019|
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Response from adventurerplus | Reviewed this property |
I couldn’t agree more. They make it very easy. Enjoy!
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Reuben C
January 20, 2019|
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Response from SydneyOperaHouseTeam | Property representative |
Hi Reuben, Thanks for your questions. In terms of avoiding harsh sunlight, you should aim to visit us between 8am-10am and after 3pm. The sun sets between 6.50pm and 5.15pm during April (depending on what day you come). To... More
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