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Elizabeth Bay House

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Sydney Opera House

Elizabeth Bay House and Sydney Opera House are both recommended by travel writers. Overall, Sydney Opera House scores significantly higher than Elizabeth Bay House. Sydney Opera House comes in at 97 with approval from 8 reviews like concierge.com, Michelin Guide and Condé Nast Traveler.

Elizabeth Bay House and Sydney Opera House are both recommended by travel writers. Overall, Sydney Opera House scores significantly higher than Elizabeth Bay House. Sydney Opera House comes in at 97 with approval from 8 reviews like concierge.com, Michelin Guide and Condé Nast Traveler.

tripexpert score
79
#15 in Sydney
location

Seven Onslow Avenue, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales 2011

endorsements
  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Much of this densely populated but still-charming harborside suburb was originally part of the extensive Elizabeth Bay House grounds. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    The most striking feature is an oval-shaped salon with a winding staircase, naturally lighted by glass panels in the domed roof. The view from the front-facing windows across Elizabeth Bay is stunning Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    A good example of colonial architecture, this house was built in 1835 and was described at the time as the "finest house in the colony". Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Completed in 1839 for Colonial Secretary Alexander Macleay, this elegant neoclassical mansion by architect John Verge was one of the finest houses in the colony (and still is). Full Review →

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97
#1 in Sydney

Bennelong Point Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

  • 9 endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    If possible, grab tickets to see the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Opera Australia, Sydney Symphony Orchestra or The Australian Ballet. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    A cutting-edge array of musical and dance performances are on view at the six indoor theaters.

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