The Sydney Opera House is one of the most recognisable structures in Australia. It is not just a beautiful architectural sight; it is also one of the greatest performing arts centres in the world. The building attracts thousands of tourists each year who visit this iconic site. When you venture on a guided tour, you get the opportunity to journey through the amazing history and breathtaking architecture as you enjoy the daily activities of this remarkable building.
The location of the Opera House
Sydney Opera House is situated at Bennelong Point on the Sydney Harbour. Considered by many to be one of the great wonders of the modern world, the building can be seen from many locations around the city. The building receives a large number of locals and tourists who take photographs and stand in awe of the beautiful cultural centre of Sydney. The building that was designed by Danish architect, Jørn Utzon, was opened in October 1973.
The companies housed at the Opera House
The Opera house is home to many companies including the Australian Ballet, The Bell Shakespeare Company, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Theatre, Opera Australia, Musica Viva Australia, Sydney Theatre Company and Sydney Philharmonica Choirs. You can enjoy performances by the companies that are conducted daily at the Opera House. Make bookings to enjoy performances that will cap your tour of Sydney.
Booking your tour of the Opera House
You can choose to enjoy a one or two hour tour that will take you through the extraordinary history of the building. You can marvel at the architecture, enjoy the unseen inner workings of the House or you can take a behind-the-scenes tour that will allow you to stand on the stage of the world-famous Opera Theatre or Concert Hall among other exclusive and enjoyable opportunities. You can also enjoy a light breakfast in the beautiful Green Room.
How to get to the Opera House
The Sydney Opera is located right on the water, making it easy to get to on the Sydney Cove. It is also surrounded by many of Sydney’s main attractions, making it convenient from different parts of the city. You can purchase a Smartvisit Card that will allow you access to the building. Whether you choose to visit alone or as part of a group, you can make the most of your trip. You can find out about available tour packages that will allow you to get the best deals.
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Watch this Amazing Video of Sydney Opera House Lighting The Sails below: