A country known as the native habitat of a kangaroo, Australia, is one of the favorite destinations while on vacation, especially with family. The atmosphere is already resembles life in Europe and America make Australia stronger appeal in the eyes of Asia’s tourists that most dream to come to Europe or the US.
Although it is located in the southern hemisphere, but civilization in Australia is fairly modern, and even be able to match the progress of countries in Asia were mostly still a developing country. As a western state that is located in the southern hemisphere, Australia is also popularly referred to as his American Asia-Pacific region because of the progress made in the country.
Despite the smaller size, but this title is quite reasonable because in some of its cities, the construction was going on, could match what happened in the United States such as the New York area. Australia is so favored by tourists because it has plenty of options to spend the holidays especially for those who have children. One of the most popular areas is the city of Sydney, which became an icon of Australian tourism.
This city can not be denied is one of the favorite destinations for overseas travelers. Sydney name itself, it was already familiar with the attractiveness of its flagship landmark, namely Opera House. The popularity of the Sydney Opera House had been undeniable, as a symbol of the city’s tourism in Australia.
Many know that the city of Sydney is synonymous with the existence of the Opera House so a major landmark mainstay in terms of tourism, but not many actually know what is in and also the neighborhood of the Sydney Opera House. The Sydney Opera House is located in the Circular Quay area which is the main area that certainly is always crowded with tourists. Because it is the heart of the city’s tourism, public transportation to get here is also very easy to reach.
Starting from the free bus, the bus 555 route from Sydney neighborhood Central Business District (CBD) to the Circular Quay area, the Sydney Opera House there. When you are around the CBD, Elizabeth Street, George Street and the surrounding area, you can ride the bus schedule for departure every 10 minutes.
In addition to this free bus service, you can also use some transportation in the city of Sydney which has many types, such as monorail, lightrail, etc. But the tourists usually prefer to use the 555 bus which operates every day from 9 am until the afternoon to be more frugal.
From Circular Quay, you have to go on about 5-7 minutes to get to the Sydney Opera House area which is a front view of the Parramatta River which eventually empties into the area of Sydney Harbour. The courtyard in front of the Opera House is never empty of visitors both local residents who enjoy the view of the river and the building while hanging out together as well as foreign tourists who always flooded this place. As the name implies, the Opera House is basically a building for opera drama performances,music, concert, etc. that are still operating commercially for major events in the city of Sydney.
All tourists definitely coming to this area never forget to capture the image with the background of this classic building. With a roof shaped like a shell and also the small windows in the shell that resembles a fly’s eye with its own complexity.
Since its construction in 1957, the Sydney Opera House is believed to be one proof of the progress of architecture in the 20th century, which eventually led the building is included in the list of World Heritage. Some of the rooms in this building is the Opera Theatre, Drama Theatre, Concert Hall, Forecourt, Utzon room, etc.
In addition to the rooms performances, the Opera House also has several restaurants and cafes located within the building and outside the building. You can also enjoy a meal around the Opera House. One of the locations that became a favorite of tourists to sit and enjoy the food / beverage is in the cafe that located on the edge of the river with views of the Opera House.
You can enjoy a tour organized by the Sydney Opera House with a cost of 52 dollars or you can watch the show at a cost of about 25 dollars. Anyway, come to the Opera House is proof that you are a legitimate visit to Australia.
So, certainly all foreign tourists who come will not miss to see the Sydney Opera House from the close, though only from the outside and preserve it, but still the thrill of seeing the best building in the 20th century will never be replaced.