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“A bit disappointing”
Review of Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House
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Sydney Opera House Guided Walking Tour
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USD 236.39*
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Sydney Opera House and Sydney Symphony Orchestra Dinner Package
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Ranked #3 of 480 things to do in Sydney
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
France
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“A bit disappointing”
Reviewed 7 April 2012

Did not seem as grand and as imposing as when you see it on the TV.

Visited April 2012
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Mississauga, Canada
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“A must see up close”
Reviewed 7 April 2012

The architecture and tiles are fascinating. Best to visit at sunset1

Visited November 2011
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Ann Arbor
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“Architectural wonder!”
Reviewed 7 April 2012

Awe-inspiring architecture. This site should not be missed on any visit to Sydney.

Visited April 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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“Sunday afternoon beer”
Reviewed 6 April 2012

We sit at the Opera Bar with a Sunday afternoon with a beer & watch the people doing the Bridgeclimb. You should try it - lots of drama happens up there ....

Visited April 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“It's Ours”
Reviewed 6 April 2012

it is an icon, looks fabulous by day or by night. And it is recognised around the world. What more do you need!

Visited April 2012
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