Saturday, November 24, 2012

Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge

Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge is the landmark of Australia, if you have not visited this place, you are not consider been to Australia. In 2007, Sydney Opera House was nominated as part of UNESCO's world heritage list for its creativity and innovation in both architectural and structural design.

Sydney Opera House was designed by Jorn Utzon, the winner of the ‘International competition for a national opera house at Bennelong Point, Sydney’. The original estimated budget to build Sydney Opera House was $7 millions, but it end up the final cost was $102 millions.

Sydney Opera House is located near the Harbour Bridge and sits on the Bennelong Point. The opera house served as one of the most famous performing art centers in the world. The building has five theatres and rehearsal studios, two main halls, four restaurants, six bars and souvenir shops. The largest concert hall can seat through 2,679 persons and the "Concert Hall Grand Organ is the largest mechanical organ in the world, with 10,154 pipes".

How you can enjoy the panoramic view of  Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge

1. Make a stop at Mrs Macquarie's Chair for a superb bird's eye  of the building and bridge.

2. Enjoy your drink in the bar.

3. Board the Sydney Highlight Cruise sail around the beautiful Sydney harbour and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea.

4. Sydney Harbour Bridge climb - an experience you will never forget!

5. Walk around the building...

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