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“A must while in Sydney”
Review of Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House
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Sydney Opera House Guided Walking Tour
Ranked #3 of 474 things to do in Sydney
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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, Spanish and German.
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“A must while in Sydney”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

It's not just the iconic building, though that is very well worth a visit for its own sake, it's the views, the walks, the restaurants. The Opera Kitchen and Opera Bar are simply great places to be any time of day, great food at good prices. My favourite place to be in Sydney.

Visited January 2013
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sydney australia
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“A must see attraction”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

You can't miss it .. and always worth a wander round if you don't get to attend a concert! Lovely markets on the walk from Circular Quay on weekends and the other side gives you access to the Royal Botanic Gardens

Visited November 2012
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Madison, Wisconsin
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“Beautiful building with great history”
Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

The tour was fantastic and interesting. Beautiful building. See a show and have a drink at the Opera Bar!

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Jeju, South Korea
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“True Beauty”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

I absolutely love the Sydney Opera House. Sydney in general is a beautiful city with lots of waterfront property and development. Take an afternoon and walk around the harbour, have a drink with a seaside view, and enjoy the beauty. I didn't take a tour, but I heard they are quite good if you are interested in the building/events. The Opera House is also stunning at night (it's lit up). Don't go to Sydney without seeing this iconic building.

Visited December 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“See a play or concert”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

The outside is of course magical. But don't just stop there with a quick photo, if you have the time. We bought tickets for a play online at their website and had such a great experience! I'm so glad we got to explore the many staircases and enjoyed a drink before the show. It will be a great memory for us!

Visited January 2013
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