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Sydney Opera House

Bennelong Point | It is NOT near Bondi as your email suggests, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9250 7111
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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.
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Bennelong Point | It is NOT near Bondi as your email suggests, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

It was May 26 and the whole building were having colored lights lots of joyful crowd it was like heavenMore

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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Welcome Team Ambassador at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Arkay5255, Thank you for kind review. We are expired to hear that your experience with VIVID exceeded your expectations. It is such a fun, colourful and bright light festival that brings people in Sydney together. Thank you again for sharing your positive experience. We...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The Sydney Opera House never ceases to impress visitors. I travelled with teenagers who were fascinated with its shape and presence. The Vivid lights event added another element of awe to the Opera House. Must see destination in SydneyMore

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Dear TouristFromLA, Thank you for your kind feedback. We are delighted to hear that the Sydney Opera House is being positively received by our younger audience. We are also thrilled that you enjoyed VIVID. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Team...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

in the building. From the plans to famous people who got their starts in the Opera House . Try to see a show, it's an amazing place. Even getting to the house is fascinating.More

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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Welcome Team Ambassador at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear madtana97, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the tour and got to hear about the Sydney Opera House's great history and stories. We are also delighted that you got a taste of the performances that we offer. We...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

it’s a dream come true for me to visit this iconic place in Sydney, Australia. Unlocking one of my buckelists too. Here, you’d seen lots of people in this place. During my visit last June 3, 2018, the perfect view time was evening coz of...More

Thank Ever T
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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Welcome Team Ambassador at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Ever T, Thank you so much for your great review. We're so pleased that Sydney Opera House was on your bucket list and that you enjoyed what it has to offer. We are also delighted that you experienced VIVID and were able to take...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the iconic opera house again a must when in Sydney. Recommend walking to the end away from people for good photos A local secret is to take the manly ferry to get a great look of the opera house from the waterMore

Thank DrM898
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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear DrM898, Thank you for that wonderful review. Down at the very northernest most point of Bennelong Point is a great place to take pictures and it is also where our resident seal Benny likes to sleep in the sun. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend the backstage tours. Our guide was hilarious, informative, and helpful. We even got to peek in on a rehearsal in the biggest theater. It was amazing. The building itself exceeds its reputation, which I didn’t know was possible. If in Sydney, this...More

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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear tinyperson729, We are glad that you enjoyed the backstage tour experience. It is a great way to check out all the wonderful behind the scenes action that goes into setting up for our numerous performances. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The opera house itself is a really great piece of architecture. You can walk arounu outside and in some areas inside...for free. But if you want to do the guided walking tour to the restricted areas it is too much of a price to pay....More

Thank Diego B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We toured with a very knowledgeable guide, lasted about 1 hour, 10 minutes. They supplied a good headphone system enabling everyone to hear him clearly. My one regret is that we were not able to attend a performance there.More

Thank Francoise
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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Francoise, Thank you for coming and enjoying our tour. It is a great way to see and learn more about our unique architecture. We are sorry that you were unable to attend a performance with us but hopefully that provides a great excuse to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go just to see the building stay & have something to eat either there on the ground floor overlooking the water or go & see a performance you are sure to get some wonderful photos & memoriesMore

Thank DeniseLock
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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear DeniseLock, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. The Sydney Opera House is definitely a nice place to visit, get something to eat, and see a show. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Team...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can get gorgeous views of this impressive building from Circular Quay and the Botanic Gardens. If you hop on a Ferry you can cruise right past the Opera house and get some great selfies with the building over the water. You can go right...More

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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Tammy S, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and we're delighted that you managed to tick a visit to the Sydney Opera House off of your bucket list. It's also lovely to hear that you managed to climb the monumental steps to...More

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Lauren K
20 June 2018|
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Response from SydneyOperaHouseTeam | Property representative |
Dear Lauren K, Thanks so much for your question. Your E-tickets do not need to be printed out, however we do ask that you turn your screen brightness up to 100% and to make sure your screen has no cracks in it. We'd also... More
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Wajid K
18 June 2018|
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Response from Billy007863 | Reviewed this property |
The only free parking is around the residential areas, which is a bit of a walk away from the Opera House and then it is hard to get a spot. If you have no problem walking, get the train to Circular Quay station, it is a 5... More
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Response from Michelle T | Reviewed this property |
I did the 1 hour guided tour. For someone like me who didn't research much on sydney opera house, it was an informative session. You'll also get to enter some of the halls. I felt that it was a good experience.
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