With its radical form—referencing the sails of a boat—this iconic building has global significance as well as local. Admire it from a distance, get up close to examine the intricate tiling, or step inside and dine at Bennelong, one of Sydney’s best eating experiences, under a soaring, airy ceiling with views of the harbour. One of the world’s most significant buildings. You’ll get an appreciation for the story behind the architecture by taking the fantastic backstage tour—something we should all do. There’s a complex, compelling history here, that highlights the difficulty experienced when radical thinking and true innovation seek to create something remarkable.
A masterpiece of human creativity, the Sydney Opera House welcomes millions of visitors from all over the world every year. The iconic venue is on beautiful Sydney Harbour and features world-class performances in opera, ballet, classical and modern music, contemporary dance, theatre and more. Enjoy…
The Sydney Opera House is an iconic Sydney must-see. If you can, book a show or musical in advance, otherwise you can just head there and take a self explored tour of the site. For some afternoon/night drinks, head to the Opera Bar. For something a little more fancy, you can try the Bennelong…
This is the most iconic building in Sydney. Do visit even if you are not an opera fan.
A must see- take the ferry over and wander through the public foyers. Tours are expensive, but can sometimes get you a discount on show tickets if booked on the day
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre at Sydney Harbour in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings.
Visit the famous Sydney Opera House...one hour to walk there or catch the train from Redfern to Circular Quay
“The iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Admire the views from the waterfront or go for a stroll across the mighty structure.”
“The gardens provide one of the most beautiful environments through which to walk. You may also wish to book in for an Indigenous Plant/Food tour. There are frequent exhibitions. Not to be missed.”
“If modern art is your bag, see this museum. You can walk there in 40 minutes or if you want to do a gallery day, it’s a 20 minutes walk to the Art Gallery of NSW in the morning and a further 20 minutes’ walk to MCA in the afternoon. Afterwards you might have a drink at one of the many watering holes in The Rocks.”
“A great place to see specific exhibitions or the general collection, the Art Gallery of NSW is a great place to visit if you are an art lover.”
“Darling Harbour is great for both sightseeing and food and drinks. Walk from Barangaroo to Harbourside. Ride the ferris wheel, do some bar hopping, watch the sun set or grab an ice-cream. There is plenty to do here. On Saturday nights you can view the fireworks from here at around 9pm.”