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“Very Impressive Building”
Review of Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House
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US$53.88*
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Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House
Ranked #3 of 549 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 inside and discover the stories that make the Opera House so inspiring. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, a first-timer or an aficionado, the Sydney Opera House has something for everyone.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see. We went on a one hour tour with Oscar, a brilliant guide who spoke so passionately about the history of the Sydney Opera House. It was a very interesting tour seeing the studio, the drama studio, the amazing concert hall and the Joan Sutherland Theatre. We had booked our tickets before we left England.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guided tour of the opera house is well worth doing, it allows you to see the architecture up close, understand some of the history & politics of the building and is fascinating. There are also some fantastic views of the harbour bridge. Our tour guide, Danny, was excellent.

Thank Anna M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did this tour 2 years ago and absolutely loved it. I took my family back for a tour a few days ago. The Opera House offers fabulous views and a great insight into Australia’s most well known icon. Unfortunately this time our guide was flustered or just not that interested in doing his best in conducting the tour. This was completely different to my previous experience where the guide had fabulous stories and facts to share that were very interesting. Our guide this time couldn’t get the equipment to work properly at times and was just plain dull. A shame for such a great icon that attracts a massive international audience.

Thank NBD65
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was keen to visit (having seen the picture so many times), but the tour took the building to a whole new level. We couldn't see a performance, but just going into the concert hall was wonderful. The guides point out so many things we would have missed (for example the sinks in the loos!). We spent time sitting in the outdoor bar just gazing across the harbour. One not to miss!

Thank VeeCambs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If there is anything you want to see at the opera house book in advance, don't wait till you arrive. Travelled 3 mo this across Australia read more in Backpacking with Suitcases download my book on Kindle or via Kindle App on your phone, it's a true light hearted read

Thank stewart12
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