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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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+61 2 9250 7111
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Opera House is at Circular Quay, easily accessibly through Royal Botanical Gardens as well. Completed in 1973, it took 14 years to complete. You don’t need a ticket to have a cocktail or eat at the restaurant. It’s free to walk inside the Opera...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

We have gone to many shows at the Opera House and found it to be a great venue. Well managed with excellent viewing and acoustics.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do not book performances through Opera Australia. Book directly with the SOH box office if you want flexibility and correct information. The SOH is a wonderful venue and a must see on your holiday.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I went to the Opera house while on holiday in Sydney. We walked around and snapped pictures, then went to Bennelong to eat, then saw the Anarchist play. We enjoyed our time at the Opera House. I will definitely return on my...More

Thank Nickie R
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Nickie R, Thankyou for taking the time to leave us your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience at the Opera House, dining at the Bennelong is definitely a treat and we hope you got some great laughs out of the...More

Reviewed yesterday

I spent some time walking around this attraction, then did the 1 hour tour. Both were well worth it. The tour is cool, especially if time constraints prevent you seeing a performance. The building is amazing inside and out and the tour explains some cool...More

Thank Kai2k
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Kai2k, Thankyou so much for your kind review. We are thrilled you had a lovely time on our Opera House tour and we'll be sure to pass on your feedback to our friends in the Tours team. Photos inside the theatres are sometimes restricted...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a guided tour of the Sydney opera House in the afternoon, followed by an evening performance of Evita. Our tour guide Celine was excellent, knowledgeable, with a wonderful sense of humor. The tour of the opera house awe inspiring and the history was...More

Thank Jeannie D
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Jeannie D, Thankyou so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy you had an excellent experience at the Opera House seeing Evita and we are glad you enjoyed the tour- we'll be sure to pass your kind comments on to Celine and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to a shakespeare performance here. Magnificent space! The Opera Bar is a great place to admire the view and do some people watching.

Thank bcastiel
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear bcastiel, Thankyou so much your review. We are so glad you had a great time at the Opera House seeing Shakespeare and people watching at the Opera Bar. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Team SOH

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing structure! Beautiful view of the Opera House arriving in on the ferry the day Prince Harry and Megan visited. Fortunately, the crowds had dispersed by the time we went round. Very interesting, lots of bars and restaurants to choose from. Great views all around...More

Thank Christabella_48
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Christabella_48, Thankyou so much for your lovely review. What a day that was! We are so happy you were able to appreciate the building and the views of the harbour. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, perhaps for a show or a...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are on an escorted trip of Australia and on the 4 days in Sydney we spend a couple of hours just wondering around the Opera House taking in both the view and the feeling of the place. We stopped at one of the bars...More

Thank OriginalOldGoat
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear OriginalOldGoat, Thankyou for your review. We hope your trip to the Opera House was memorable and you enjoyed your trip to Sydney! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind Regards, Team SOH

Reviewed 3 days ago

Before dinner, wander down to the opera bar for a couple of drinks. They provide bar snacks if you want to stay awhile, watch the cruise boats leave.

Thank jenpickard
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear jenpickard, Thankyou for your great suggestion! Opera bar is definitely one of our favourite places to watch the sunset, perfect with some nibbles and a drink in hand. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind Regards, Team SOH

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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
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scrappinkate
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
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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
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