Sydney is a big city in Australia. Australia is a big country. Also, it is a continent. Australia is the sixth largest country of the world but it has a small population.
Sydney is located on the South-East coast of Australia. It is next to the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest city in Australia and Oceania. About 4.500.000 people live there. Also, it is the oldest city in Australia. Sydney was founded in 1788 by English people. Now, it is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. English is the first language in Sydney. Sydney is also called “the Harbour city”.
Sydney has beautiful beaches, world-famous architecture and it is very rich in culture. It has got beautiful parks like Hyde park, The Royal Botanical Gardens and national parks. Sydney is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
The Sydney Opera house is one of the most famous Australian symbols. It is situated in Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour. Jorn Utzon was the designer. The Opera House was opened by Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of England, on 20 October 1973. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Sydney Opera has about 3.000 events every year. It is 185 metres long and 120 metres wide. It has the Grand Organ. It is very big and it contains over 10.000 pipes. In the Opera house, there are areas for performances, a recording studio, five restaurants, four souvenir shops,... . The largest area is the Concert Hall. It has 2.679 seats.
About 4.5 million people visit the Sydney Opera house every year. Sydney is amazing!