The Sydney Opera House

by Molly

The description

On the roof there is 1million tiles.Some people say the roof looks like many different things like waves,shells,boats and sails.The rain cleans the roof so noone needs to clean it.

The competition

The N.S.W government thought that we should have a place that we can have performances.The person who won the competition was Jorn Utzon.

The Building of the Sydney Opera House

The people who made it thought that it would take 7 years to build it.But it took 16 years to build it.The Sydney Opera House started in 1958.

The opening

The Sydney Opera House was opened in 1973.Queen Elizabeth II opened it.