The opera house in Sydney
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Panoramabillede af Floris van der Zwan EXPERT Taget 03:59, 21/05/2009 - Views loading...

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The opera house in Sydney

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This is the famous  opera house in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, photographed from a different vantage point. The beautifull tiling is clearly shining in the sun.

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A: In The Foyer

Af Phil Whitten, 20 meter væk

In the foyer of the Sydney Opera House. A great place to visit for a concert or opera or if you are s...

In The Foyer

B: The Sydney Opera House

Af Daniel Payne, 40 meter væk

The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in the Australian city of Sydney. It w...

The Sydney Opera House

C: Sydney Opera House

Af Jedsada Puangsaichai, 40 meter væk

Sydney Opera House

D: Sydney Opera House at Night

Af Roy Zipstein, 40 meter væk

The Sydney Opera House at dusk, with a good view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Opera House at Night

E: Sydney Opera House and Harbour

Af Adrian Whitcombe, 50 meter væk

Taken on a recent trip to Australia, this panorama is next to the Opera House and shows the Sydney Ha...

Sydney Opera House and Harbour

F: Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay

Af Rich Powell, 50 meter væk

Sydney Opera house on a winter morning. With a view of Circular Quay, Sydney central business distric...

Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay

H: Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge

Af Jedsada Puangsaichai, 60 meter væk

Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge

I: Inside Sydney Opera House Concert Hall

Af Florian Knorn, 60 meter væk

Inside the magnificent Concert Hall of the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Inside Sydney Opera House Concert Hall

J: opera house at sunset with bridge and Sydney skyline

Af Ivan Aliverti, 70 meter væk

As one of the busiest performing arts centres in the world, providing over 1,500 performances each ye...

opera house at sunset with bridge and Sydney skyline

Dette panorama blev taget i Australia

Dette er et overblik over Australia

There are no kangaroos in Austria.

We're talking about Australia, the world's smallest continent. That being cleared up, let's dive right in!

Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

The two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney is more for business, Melbourne for arts. But that's painting in very broad strokes. Take a whirl around the panoramas to see for yourself!

Text by Steve Smith.

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