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Review of Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House
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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, Spanish and German.
Stoney Creek, Ontario
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“World Icon”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

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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English first
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Informative and entertaining”
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.

Visited December 2012
Thank ali3smith
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1,889 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 750 helpful votes
“Icon that sounds as good as it looks”
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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New York City, New York
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70 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A Can't Miss Architectural Feat - Tour is Average”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Took a tour of the Opera House, and at $28/per person, nothing out of the ordinary, but worthwhile in the sense that you have access to see all of the theaters and balconies that you wouldn't otherwise. Even if you were to see a performance, you wouldn't necessarily get to walk around everywhere. The Opera House history is pretty amazing/interesting and the views below and above are irreplicable. Depending on the number of photos you are planning on taking, shouldn't take more than a couple hours to see the tour and explore on your own. Free Wi-Fi is great for people who have no international phone access!

Visited December 2012
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