A Marvel Of Human Creation

Whenever I used to visit any opera house in European countries, during my earlier travels to Europe, I would crave for Sydney Opera House. Like Taj Mahal in my home country, India, the image of Sydney Opera House of Australia, was deeply engraved in my mind.

Well you can imagine the exuberance, I was in, when I happened to be in front of Sydney Opera House. During my travel to Australia and further to Sydney, I fulfilled my long pending wish to visit Sydney Opera House. That was a moment of celebration for me.

Captivating day view of Sydney Opera House
Captivating day view of Sydney Opera House

Designed as shell shaped sails, Sydney Opera House is the most recognized building of Sydney, Australia. One of the architectural wonders of modern world and one of the most visited and most photographed venue, too. I captured the spectacle of Sydney Opera House from varied angles during day. The night view was equally stunning when I looked at while cruising in Sydney harbour.

The multi venue center for performing arts, the Sydney Opera House is one of the busiest centers for variety of splendid performances. More than 1500 performances are being performed at Sydney Opera House, annually. Truly a treat watching one of these at the venue.

Sydney Opera House adorns Sydney harbour with another landmark of the city, Sydney Harbour Bridge, just close by. Famous Royal Botanical Gardens and central business center of the city are in the vicinity.

Uniquely designed by Danish architect, Sydney Opera House is not just a marvelous architecture, this has been considered as a heritage building. In year 2007, Sydney Opera House was granted the prestigious status of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

As per the expert evaluation report to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, 2007;

It stands by itself as one of the indisputable masterpieces of human creativity, not only in the 20th century but in the history of humankind.”

Undoubtedly, Sydney Opera House stands testimony as a marvel of human creation.

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  1. Indeed, the Syndey Opera House is a word wide recognized monument and a masterpiece of architecture. I would love to be able to see it one day, as Sydney is the first place I would visit in Australia.

  2. I never heard about Sydny Opera House before. For me Great Barrier reef was something which used to remind me about Australia.. Thank you for sharing such useful info about another marvellous creation of human in Sydney in your article. Such an informative post.

  3. I have always appreciated architecture while traveling. Sydney Opera House is so iconic. I have yet to visit down under but I am definitely looking forward to checking out this human creation 🙂

  4. This is beautiful! I’ve never been to Sydney, but if I were to go, this is def. a place that I would want to stop and check out!

  5. I can only imagine how beautiful this building is in person! When I visited Stockholm, Sweden a few months ago, I was just amazed by the architecture. There were castles and beautiful crafted buildings for miles and miles.

  6. What a wonderful experience! I am so glad you got to finally see it for yourself after so much wishing to. Its a beautiful piece of artwork, I’d love to see it myself too one day 🙂

  7. Looks breathtaking, I would love to visit the Sydney Opera House.; There is something wonderful about visiting a landmark you have been studying or interested in, it’s a wonderful moment.

  8. I have seen this place before, but never in person. I wonder what it looks like inside. I would love to go there and get a tour of the inside and outside and then see a performance there. it would be epic

  9. I’m glad you were able to fulfill your long awaited dream of visiting Sydney Opera House. The pictures look great and the Sydney Opera House is indeed a great masterpiece of excellence in Architecture.

  10. The Sydney Opera House is one of the most instantly recognizable landmarks in the world. I’ve never seen it in person, but it’s stunning. I didn’t realize it was a UNESCO Heritage Site.

  11. Whenever says want to show leaving one city to go to Australia this is the image they show it and it makes sense. The design is flawless. One I’ll see it too. I really rather see the Taj first though. So in that since I find you lucky.

  12. Oh, I want to visit Australia so bad! This amazing creation is definitely first on my must see list! Can’t wait to make my dream happen!

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