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Sydney Opera House

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Both are recommended by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Sydney Opera House ranks significantly better than Royal Botanic Gardens. Sydney Opera House comes in at 97 with recommendations from 8 publications like Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler and Fodor's.

Both are recommended by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Sydney Opera House ranks significantly better than Royal Botanic Gardens. Sydney Opera House comes in at 97 with recommendations from 8 publications like Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler and Fodor's.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Sydney
location

Bennelong Point Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

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

  • 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 →

  • 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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90
#4 in Sydney

Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000

  • 7 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    This undulating series of gardens wrapped around the southeastern edge of Sydney Harbour was the site of the city's first farm.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    Set on Sydney Harbor next to the Opera House, this 30-hectare oasis is at the heart of the city. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    More than 80 acres of sweeping green lawns, groves of indigenous and exotic trees, duck ponds, greenhouses, and some 45,124 types of plants—many of them in bloom—grace these gardens. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The Royal Botanic Gardens was established in 1816 as the colony’s veggie patch. The attitude is relaxed. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    Enjoy a lovely stroll through the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens. Full Review →

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