The iconic Sydney Opera House on the Circular Quay Harbour
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You cannot visit Sydney without seeing this iconic building. It is exceptional and, on sunny days, the roof tiles sparkle making it look even more spectacular. Situated on Sydney’s famous harbour, Circular Quay, it can be viewed from many different vantage points, so you won’t have to try very hard to get a good photo!
The first time I laid eyes on the Opera House, it was Boxing Day 2006. It was my first time in Sydney, on a beautifully clear, hot day and I must confess – I may have let out a little squeal of delight when I first saw it. My plans that day were to get up early and watch the annual Sydney to Hobart boat race, but I slept in and missed the whole thing. Oops! I’ll get to watch it someday.
Anyway, after catching the bus to the harbour from my hostel in Glebe (around a 20-minute bus ride), I finally saw the Opera House. I did walk around the foyer area, but as I was on a tight backpacker budget and still relatively young, I didn’t worry too much about taking the guided tour. I have been heaps of times since and still have yet to do it. Today, I would definitely stick it on my Bucket List, so now I have the perfect excuse to go back.
Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW 2000 | http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com
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