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When I was a little girl I used to be so captivated with the Sydney Opera House. Guess what I still am. Any ferry that leaves circular quay gives a fantastic look at this amazing building. Sydney stands out because of its beautiful harbour. Now after years of attending concerts there, restaurants or just a walk. Some of the best bars and of course oysters if you a a delicacy lover like me this is where you need to be. So if your in town don't mis out on this treat, you wont be sorry I promise. 
So what's the history of this amazing icon: 
The Architect: Jørn Utzon. The architect of Sydney Opera House, Jørn Utzon was a relatively unknown 38 year old Dane in January 1957 when his entry was announced winner of the international competition to design a 'national opera house' for Sydney's Bennelong Point.

The Architect - Jørn Utzon - Sydney Opera HouseIt was originally envisaged that it would take four years to build the Opera House; in actual fact, it wasn't completed until mid 1973. Construction of the building commenced in March 1959 and proceeded in slow stages over the next fourteen years.The original estimate to build Sydney Opera House was $7 million. 7. The final cost of Sydney Opera House was $102 million.Unique Facts about Oceania: Sydney Opera House. The Sydney Opera House in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, is one of the most distinctive and famous 20th-century buildings, and one of the most famousperforming arts venues in the world.So how big is the Sydney Opera House ? length 183 m (600 ft) width 120 m (394 ft) area 1.8 ha (4.4 acres)How many people visit the Sydney Opera house a year? The Sydney Opera House, a heritage asset and Australian cultural icon, is an important part of tourism infrastructure. More than 8.2 million people from Australia and around the world visit it each year and some 300,000 peopletake part in guided tours.How many rooms are in the Sydney Opera House? The Sydney Opera House has about 1000 rooms, including five theatres, five rehearsal studios, two main halls, four restaurants, six bars and numerous souvenir shops. The roofs of the House are constructed of 1,056,000 glazed white granite tiles, imported from Sweden.
Sydney Opera House
Masterpiece of modern architecture: the Sydney Opera House. 
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