Sydney Opera House

Nature (Cultural or natural)

The Opera House is part of our nations culture. This is beause it's the most recognisable building worldwide and an icon synonymous with Sydney and Australia's independent cultural spirit.

Location

The Opera House is on edge of Sydney Harbour.

Why is Sydney Opera House was listed on the unesco world heritage site and when was it listed?

The Sydney Opera House was inscribed on the World Heritage list in 2007.

The significance of the site and why it is valued today?

  • Contributes $775m to national economy each year
  • Experience of performances valued at 38% more than ticket prices
  • Future viewings of online performances could grow to 94 million a year
  • Considered internationally as a more relevant and esteemed brand than Australia itself.


: The Sydney Opera House is one of Australia’s key assets, contributing $775 million to the Australian economy every year and with a cultural and iconic value of $4.6 billion, according to a new report by Deloitte released for the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Opera House.

history of the sydney opera house site including important dates,events and people

Completed :1973

Opening :20 October 1973; 40 years ago

Seating capacity


  • Concert Hall 2,679
  • Joan Sutherland Theatre 1,507
  • Drama Theatre 544
  • Playhouse 398
  • The Studio 400
  • Utzon Room 210
  • Total 5,738
  • history of the sydney opera house site including important dates,events and people
Big image

Interesting information and facts about the place to persuade tourists to come and visit?

. The Sydney Opera House Trust took up communicating with Mr Utzon again in the late Nineties, and the architect was appointed as a design consultant for future works.

. The Sydney Opera House Trust took up communicating with Mr Utzon again in the late Nineties, and the architect was appointed as a design consultant for future works.

The Sydney Opera House has earned a reputation as a world-class performing arts centre and become a symbol of both Sydney and the Australian nation.