If you are following our blogs closely , you already have more than one reasons to visit Australia. If you happen to visit this spectacular continent, we suggest you do not miss checking out its legendary World Heritage Site – the Sydney Opera House.
A multi-venue performing arts center in the capital city, the Sydney Opera House is one of 20th century’s most popular and unique structures. The building was designed by architect Jorn Utzon, who was later awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize – the Nobel Prize of the architectural community, for the same.
The building was opened for the public on 20th October 1973, and ever since, it has attracted a humongous size of visitors. Approximately eight million people visit Sydney Opera House each year, making it one of the most popular visitor attractions in Australia.
Perched on the Sydney Harbour, the opera house is a perfect venue for “I was here” travel pictures. The building comprises of theatre bars, café, three restaurants, and an espresso bar.
Enrol for one of the tours of the Opera House and discover the stories, magic and history of the building. Be prepared to be blown away with its striking interiors surrounding some of the most wonderful theatres and venues.
The Sydney Opera House has seven performance venues namely Playhouse, Drama Theatre, the Studio, the Forecourt, Utzon Room, and the Opera theatre. It hosts about 1,600 performances every year that include talk shows, comedy, music, ballet, opera, theatre, kids shows, and more.
You will be surprised to know that the Sydney Opera House is open to public 363 days a year – closing only on Christmas Day and Good Friday. And, that is not all, the staff works every day of the year, 24/7. Phew!