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Sydney Opera House

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House
from US$ 36.96*
Opera Performance at the Sydney Opera House
from US$ 36.96*
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“concert hall”(613 reviews)
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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...more
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Bennelong Point | Easy walk from Circular Quay Train Station, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9250 7111
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Reviewed yesterday

Day 3 of our Australia we planned to visit the Iconic "Sydney Opera House". I beleive this is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of Australia. Your Australia travel itenary will definitely will have this on check list. The stark-white, scalloped building is unmistakable....More

Thank y_s_raju
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful architecture, and it’s really worth taking the tour to hear the history of the opera house. The tour guide we had kept whispering to herself which was hilarious to hear in our headsets.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed yesterday

How lucky are we to have this iconic landmark as part of Australia! We attended Evita which is a musical currently playing at the Opera House and were just blown away how wonderful an experience it was. There are several bars dotted around the theatre...More

Thank Looly1
Reviewed yesterday

When in Sydney I try to visit the Opera House and take in a play/opera/concert/ballet! Walking around the opera House is always a pleasant experience one can visit the resident seal that took up residence on the steps and there are plenty of bars and...More

Thank Msamelville
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Welcome Team at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Msamelville, Thank you for your raving review. We couldn't agree with you more, it is always pleasant to walk around the Sydney Opera House. We are lucky to be located in such a beautiful spot. There is always something exciting happening here too, weather...More

Reviewed yesterday

There are tours of its 6 concert halls and this is the only way to see inside its inner workings. You can enter the building for free, it has a small shop, a good video on how it was built and you will get to...More

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

Dear GRAHAM C, Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased you find the Sydney Opera House iconic for a reason! Indeed you can enter for free, we do have guided tours that will tell you all about the architecture and history of this...More

Reviewed yesterday

We were given a headset which enable us to hear the Tour guide from far. I felt that the tour guide was just okay. The information given were mostly public knowledge you can get from the internet. However, the architecture of the building is astonishing!...More

Thank Azam B
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Welcome Team at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Azam B, Thank you for your kind review, we are very pleased to hear that you were so lucky to witness a musical choir rehearsing on your tour. Unfortunately there are some very strict copyright laws when it comes to theatre decors so it...More

Reviewed yesterday

My first time to the Opera House - and Evita was phenomenal! Ticketing - was so easy to collect on the day. Venue was amazing!More

Thank Carro17
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Welcome Team at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Carro17, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a fabulous review! We are pleased to learn that not only did you come to see us for the first time, you really made the most of your visit by seeing such an...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a pleasure to come to the opera house. Tickets can be purchased at reasonable prices (we buy season passes in advance) but perfect setting/backdrop to observe a bit of culture.More

Thank Elizabeth H
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Welcome Team at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Elizabeth H, Thank you for your kind review, we are excited to learn you always find it a pleasure to visit us. Tickets for shows can indeed be purchased at reasonable prizes, often there is a discount if you have done a tour. We...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sydney opera house and Sydney harbour bridge can easily be viewed from most of the harbors in Sydney and specially when you take a ferry ride. It's easy to access too as it's located at one the most important harbor and main ferry stop :...More

Thank ekta s
SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Welcome Team at Sydney Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear ekta s, Thank you so much for your raving and informative review! I am sure many visitors will feel inspired to make the most of their visit now. Did you know we also have a lightshow called Badu Gilli? It is on twice every...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We joined an 1 hr tour inside the Opera house. The tour guide introduced the history and architecture of the Opera House. We have visited 4 theatres and concert hall.

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

Dear RebeccaSSL, Thank you for coming along to experience our internal tours. We hope that you enjoyed your time with us and that you were able to pick up some interesting facts and stories about our history and architecture. Kind Regards, Team SOH

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the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
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Lauren K
21 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
Wajid K
19 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
2 June 2018|
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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.