Sydney Opera House

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 9 publications
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9 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

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



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


Condé Nast Traveler

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


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 →


Frommer's 34

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


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 →


Michelin Guide 55

After a difficult start it became the emblematic monument for an entire country, and a cultural mecca Full review →


The Telegraph

Perched at the very end of Bennelong Point is Australia’s most recognizable building and she won’t disappoint you Full review →

Whenever I come to see a show, I make sure to arrive early, get some dumplings and rice paper rolls from Miss Chu, a chilled glass of Riesling from the Opera Bar, and perch myself along the harbour’s edge, with The Bridge to my left and The House to my right.

Travel + Leisure

Don’t let the name fool you—there’s a lot more than just arias going on under the swooping, cantilevered roofs of Australia’s most famous architectural landmark. Full review →

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