Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera HouseLocation: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Visited: Sept 16, 2014

Site Type: Cultural

Inscribed: 2007

Background and Opinion:

The Sydney Opera House is an iconic structure in Australia marking a deviation from traditional architecture of the 20th century. Many consider it a masterpiece and its setting in Sydney Harbor adds to the ambiance.

Sydney Harbor

It is really hard to hide my disappointment when it comes to this site. I had been looking forward to seeing this building, world heritage or not, for as long as I can remember. From a distance, it looked nice, but the closer we got, the less impressive it was.  Read more