The Sydney Opera house is a modern piece of architecture that was designed by a Danish architect and built in 1973. The Sydney Opera house has become an Australian icon and is recognised around globally. The Opera house is visited by many people from around the world each year and is one of Australia’s most important tourist attractions.
The Sydney Opera house is built on the waterfront and is easily accessible through Circular Quay by ferries, trains or buses.
The Opera house is a listed on the international A List of mainly major media creations in water. The Opera house was granted World Heritage status in 2007.
Where to View Sydney Opera House?
Viewing the Opera house from afar or from close, both offer completely amazing views. Some of the best view points are from the McQuarrie Park near the domain on the western edge or from the Park Hyatt hotel. You can also see the Opera house on the eastbound Ferry from Circular Quay.
Live Events and Performances
The Opera house offers five live performance venues including the main 2690 capacity concert hall to a small Playhouse. The Opera house holds around 3000 events each year including operas, dances and performances..
There is a market outside the Opera House every weekend that offers about 50 shopping stalls featuring Australian arts and crafts, ornaments and souvenirs.
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How to contact or connect with the Sydney Opera House
Address: North of Circular Quay
Enquiry: +61 292507111
Hours: The office is open from 9.00am – 8.30pm on Monday to Saturday