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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
+61 2 9250 7111
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Reviewed yesterday

This was my first visit to the iconic Sydney Opera House and I was not disappointed! Evita was staged and I wondered if I would be able to hear, see, be comfortable for this great show. I was. Perfectly.

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Reviewed yesterday

The tour of the opera house was informative and interesting. Amazing structure. I would advise to buy tickets for tour online ahead of time like I did. When I arrived they were already sold out for many tours.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can travel all over the world, view most of the famous landmarks spread across it and find yourself severely disappointed by most of them. The Sydney Opera House is one that definitely does live up to the hype however. One of the most iconic...More

Thank jacknaven
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So great to see this iconic building. Really great to walk around here on a nice sunny day. Watch for parrots, kind of a thrill to see

Thank MelodyTher5370
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

How many performances each year? How many guests each year? How come it is still difficult to cater drinks during interval at Opera House? I attended the recent Disco concert with 3 good disco loving friends. All good, great show and we are all having...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed yesterday

So much as been said about the house. Take a walk around the outside then go in. Tours of the different areas, even backstage. The Opera House is a series of different theatres for various purposes, not only opera. Located on Sydney Harbour - one...More

Thank aestheticeducators
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful place it is. The view from the bridge is amazing, you will want to stay there forever taking in the view of the Opera House. Once you get closer, you will realise that the outside is very touristy and obviously full of...More

Thank vishalgupta2
Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to have a picture here to complete your Sydney trip. It is an interesting place to visit and one of the guided tours will be better if you want to go in and understand. One nice place to go is the bar upstairs...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Every year, thousands, literally thousands of singers from across Australia gather to rehearse and perform a major classical work, in a weekend. In just 2 days, we practise and perform, and sometimes it doesn't sound too bad! June Long weekend each year... bookings open with...More

Thank cwate7
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Opera House Tour is well worth it. The guides are very knowledgeable and the views are spectacular.

Thank Dave L
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Dave L, Thankyou for you review, we are so glad you had a great time at the Opera House- we hope to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, Team SOH

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buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
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frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Mehboob S
4 October 2018|
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Response from Sabir S S | Reviewed this property |
- While buying an Explorer Pass, select your attractions you want to visit. You don’t have to do anything else. Just show up at the first attraction during operating hours. - Simply present your pass at selected attractions... More
2 October 2018|
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Response from SydneyOperaHouseTeam | Property representative |
Dear scrappinkate, Thanks so much for your question. Whilst generally you are able to book onsite on the day of your tour, we do recommend making a reservation online for a specific time in advance as it is nearing our peak... More
Lauren K
21 June 2018|
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Response from SydneyOperaHouseTeam | Property representative |
Dear Lauren K, Thanks so much for your question. Your E-tickets do not need to be printed out, however we do ask that you turn your screen brightness up to 100% and to make sure your screen has no cracks in it. We'd also... More