Anyone visiting Sydney would not forget to click a picture or two of this great Landmark. Sitting with the Sydney harbour as the backdrop , this architectural marvel was declared open in 1973 by Queen Elizabeth II after its construction work commencing n 1956.
The large number of tourist in Sydney has meant a wide variety of accommodation options in the city. Among the many types of accomodation available one that has been growing in popularity is the Sydney Holiday apartments. One such apartment that has been highly praised is the Oaks Hyde Park Plaza. Located in a prime location in Sydney , the apartment hotel is an ideal place to stay if your in town for business or leisure.
Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site , the Sydney opera house is celebrated as one of the most outstanding architectural pieces of the 20th century. The construction of the Opera house began with the UNSW government opening a competition for designs where the design of Jorn Utzon won. The roof of the building is what gains much of the attention, the roof is made to resemble vaulted shells. The stairway leading to the performance halls are nearly 100 meters wide.
The construction of the shells for the roof was one of the most time consuming and costly tasks during the construction process. The cost associated to the construction of the building was often criticized. At present the Sydney Opera House is considered one of the most celebrated venues for art and culture in Australia.
The first performance in this monumental space was the Australian production , War and Peace. There are around 3000 events that take place here annually. Other major attraction around here would be the Sydney Harbor and the Harbor Bridge.
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