The Sydney Opera House

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The Sydney Opera House:

The Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House facts and figures :

Sydney Opera House facts and figures The Sydney Opera house: Was designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon Was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 20 October 1973 Presented, as its first performance, The Australian Opera's production of War and Peace by Prokofiev Cost $AU 102,000,000 to build Conducts 3000 events each year Provides guided tours to 200,000 people each year

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Has an annual audience of 2 million for its performances Includes 1000 rooms Is 185 metres long and 120 metres wide Has 2194 pre-cast concrete sections as its roof Has roof sections weighing up to 15 tons Has roof sections held together by 350 km of tensioned steel cable Has over 1 million tiles on the roof Uses 6225 square metres of glass and 645 kilometres of electric cable



Construction of roof:

Construction of roof

About building:

About building

The concert Hall:

The concert Hall

The Drama Theatre:

The Drama Theatre

The End.:

The End.

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