The Sydney Opera House is a unique and distinctive work of architecture that serves as an opera house as well as a venue for performances by celebrated musicians and other entertainers. The building has become a major icon of Sydney and Australia as a whole, and is visited by tourists from around the world.
The building’s white peaked roof resembles a group of sails in the Sydney Harbour. Many visitors take a tour of the Opera House and its many performance venues, but the best way to experience this attraction is by attending a performance.
This iconic landmark is considered under one of the ‘Top 10 things to do in Sydney‘
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Facts about Sydney Opera House
Location: Sydney, Australia
Construction: 1959 – 1973
Designer: Jrn Utzon, Denmark
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Where is Sydney Opera House?
Located in Sydney Harbour in Sydney, Australia, on the southwestern coast of Australia. Sydney Harbour is located in Port Jackson, just across from the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Best time to visit Sydney Opera House
Sydney is a great year-round destination because of its mild and usually sunny weather. Summer in the southern hemisphere is a common time to visit Sydney because of its nice weather while the northern hemisphere is experiencing winter. Check the Sydney Opera House schedule to find performance dates to choose the best time to visit.
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Published On: Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Nearby attractions: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Chinatown, Bondi Beach, Sydney Olympic Park