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Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9250 7111
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Follow our friendly guide on an incredible tour of Sydney Opera House...

Follow our friendly guide on an incredible tour of Sydney Opera House -exploring the World Heritage-listed masterpiece home to 1000 rooms, 300 corridors and hundreds of tales and secrets. Step inside the inspired venues where more than 1600 performances come to life each year and walk in the footsteps of stars like John Cleese, Pavarotti and The Cure. With audio visual aids you will be taken back in time to when the first concrete ribs were laid down at Bennelong Point and learn how Danish architect Jorn Utzon's ambitious vision for a world class performing arts came into existence. You can't experience Sydney Opera House without taking this tour! Tours run daily from 9am - 5pm. Available in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, Spanish and German.

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Amazing exterior only

Yes this is an iconic building but charging 39 dollars for a tour with not adequate facilities for those with a disability is unreasonable. And the prices for performances are... read more

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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Wantage, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes this is an iconic building but charging 39 dollars for a tour with not adequate facilities for those with a disability is unreasonable. And the prices for performances are ridiculous, 99 dollars to see a French farce when the best tickets for Shakespeare at Stratford on Avon are only £30. Looks are only skin deep.

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Davis, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really was not interested in seeing the Sydney Opera House but my wife and daughter dragged me to the tour. Wow, excellent tour, great but somewhat sad story and great views of the Opera House and harbor. At the end of the tour take a look at the bathroom which looks like a work of art and sit for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to see a show and it was fantastic. The underneath is nothing like I though and it has a lot of theaters in one location.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Sydney Opera House is definitely one of a kind. I had the pleasure of staying right across the harbor at the Park Hyatt Sydney which probably provides the best views from any hotel of the opera house. Due to its asymmetrical shape it is worthwhile to take a look at it from all angles, i.e. from where the Hyatt... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We sat on the steps listening to Crowded House - sound was fantastic, venue amazing and facilities were good, not crowded and well managed.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to see whilst there but very 70/80s inside, exceptions of the place was way higher than what i seen. On the plus side though it's got to be seen whilst in Sydney.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the attractions that we so enjoyed visiting during our recent trip to Sydney was taking a tour of the Opera House and attending a concert by the Australian Quartet. The walking tour was very enjoyable and we marveled at the amazing architecture of this building thanks to the genius of Jorn Utzon. We had the good fortune to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is probably the most popular place visited by tourist in Australia but after you have seen it really is nothing special. It is just another massive cement construction where everything is expensive. It actually needs a good white washing or a coat of paint as the building itself looks more gray than white. It is probably better seen... More 

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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the hour long tour round the Opera Houseand it was simply brilliant. Yousee the architecture and learn how it was built. We were lucky enough to be in the main auditorium when the built in organ was being played in rehearsal for a Christmas concert. Apparantly this is very rare and we savoured the sound of this magnificent.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I always come here for my children concert every year. It has a very big auditorium so it's a very good place to hold a concert here. I always recommend all my friends from overseas to visit the Opera House if they visit Sydney. It's a good place to take a lot of nice photos as well.... More 

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