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Art Gallery of New South Wales

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Sydney Opera House

Both are rated highly by professional reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Sydney Opera House scores significantly better than Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney Opera House comes in at 97 with approval from 8 sources including Travel + Leisure, Lonely Planet and Michelin Guide.

Both are rated highly by professional reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Sydney Opera House scores significantly better than Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney Opera House comes in at 97 with approval from 8 sources including Travel + Leisure, Lonely Planet and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
91
#3 in Sydney
location

Art Gallery Rd, The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales 2000

endorsements
  • 6 endorsements
  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    Modern and contemporary works are displayed in the gallery's light-filled spaces, which is located in beautiful parklands overlooking the Royal Botanic Gardens. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Apart from Canberra's National Gallery, this is the best place to explore the evolution of European-influenced Australian art, as well as the distinctly different concepts that underlie Aboriginal art. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The galleries here present some of the best of Australian art and many fine examples by international artists, including good displays of Aboriginal and Asian art. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    With its classical Greek frontage and modern rear end, the ultrareputable Art Gallery of NSW plays a prominent and gregarious role in Sydney society. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    A superb panorama of European and Australian artwork including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Sydney

Bennelong Point Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

  • 9 endorsements
  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    The Sydney Opera House and its signature silhouette symbolizes modern Australia. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Sydney's most famous landmark (listed as a World Heritage site in 2007) had such a long and troubled construction phase that it's almost a miracle that the building was ever completed. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Only a handful of buildings around the world are as architecturally and culturally significant as the Sydney Opera House. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Overcome with admiration for the Sydney Opera House, notable architect Louis Kahn said, ‘The sun did not know how beautiful its light was until it was reflected off this building.’. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The emblematic monument for an entire country. Full Review →

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