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“Worthwhile doing!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
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Sydney Opera House Guided Backstage Tour
Ranked #8 of 236 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Architectural Buildings, Ballets, Operas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Theaters & Stadiums
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
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Fee: Yes
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 and German tours are also available.
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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“Worthwhile doing!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I haven't set foot inside the Opera House since I was a child! Am so glad we decided to do the 1 hour tour .. it was so interesting and beautiful to see .. we were also lucky enough to be in the main concert hall when the pianist was tuning the piano so could hear the acoustics .. Our guide was lovely and entertaining ... highly recommend.

Visited December 2012
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Stoney Creek, Ontario
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“World Icon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

If you're in Sydney, you must take a tour of the Sydney Opera House and see the incredible views from inside not just the beautiful outside. Better yet, see a show!

Visited December 2012
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Chicago
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We did take the one hour tour, but were disappointed with the content and cost. It would have been better to see more of the individual theaters.

Visited November 2012
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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“Informative and entertaining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

An excellent one hour tour around Sydney opera house which gives an insight into the history, architecture and lay out of the Sydney opera house. An informative and entertaining tour which is well worth the time and money.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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“Icon that sounds as good as it looks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

I love the SOH, I have been to all of the Halls and Theatres over the last 7 years and it is a magnificent venue in ALL respects. I hope to keep going back for man many years to come!

Visited November 2012
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