A Marvel Of Human Creation

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.

52 Responses to A Marvel Of Human Creation

  1. Joanna says:

    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 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 🙂

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  3. Ankit says:

    no doubt Sydney opera is a master piece ….its a worldwide recognized UNESCO world heritage site.

  4. Taylor Smart says:

    the opera house just looks so futuristic even now! I’d love to see it in person too!

  5. I’m glad you were able to fulfill a lifelong dream of yours. I love the pictures and the Sydney Opera House looks lovely! So since you can check this off of your list, what’s next?

  6. Jagriti Roy says:

    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.

  7. I visited Sydney a couple of years and had a privilege to visit Opera house. It looks amazing whether in the day time or at the evening with lights.

  8. The Syndey opera house has always been on my bucket list. Australia is one of the top places I would visit if money was no object.

  9. lau says:

    I always wished i could go to Sydney to see the Opera, and more when I saw Finding Nemo as a kid!! hahaha it seems so silly!


  10. Daria says:

    it is a stunning building, not surprised that the architect is Danish. Scandinavian design is one of my favorites.

  11. The Sydney Opera House is absolutely amazing. We saw Cats there many years ago and I loved it. The acoustics are just amazing

  12. Thena Franssen says:

    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!

  13. 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.

  14. mily jain says:

    This is an iconic structure surely…such a beautiful building inside and out…a must visit place definitely!

  15. Sneha says:

    I really wish visit this place to see opera after reading your review. I am sure it be worth it😍

  16. mjchristine says:

    Very informative! As the landmark of Australia it’s a wonder how it feels to be inside it.

  17. Ithfifi says:

    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 🙂

  18. Sarah Ann says:

    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.

  19. Sydney is a beautiful place and the Opera House is an incredible landmark to see in person. I would love to go back.

  20. maritza baez says:

    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

  21. Preet says:

    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.

  22. Samantha says:

    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.

  23. Melanie says:

    Wow lucky you to get to visit the Sydney Opera House in Australia. I bet it was great to see the builing up close in all its natural beauty x.

  24. 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.

  25. Wow! This is really beautiful, I’ve heard so much about this place. Hope to visit this heritage building someday!

  26. Beola Lawal says:

    It looks so beautiful and superb, this is surely one of the best designs I have ever seen.

  27. Lyosha says:

    Thanks for sharing the beauty. I really want to travel and see it myself

  28. Diana says:

    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!

  29. Taslyn says:

    I have friends in Australia definitely writing this one down for sure seeing

  30. Nicole Flint says:

    I have always wanted to go to the Sydney Opera House! The outside is beautiful I can only imagine what the inside looks like

  31. Anna says:

    This is my backyard! Glad you enjoyed it, come back soon 🙂

  32. Marnie says:

    I am always fascinated by the architecture of the Sydney Opera house! I’m so glad you were able to visit it and share it with us!

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