Sitting on the land known as “Tubowgule”, meaning “where the knowledge waters meet,” the site of the iconic Sydney Opera House pays homage to the gathering place of the Gadigal people.
In the mid 1950’s, Danish architect Jorn Utzon won an international design competition to replace the small Sydney Town Hall. He designed a building that would not only change the image of Austrailia, but also modern architecture across the globe. It opened to rave reviews in 1973 and remains one of the world's most recognizable and admired buildings.
Next stop? Eiffel Tower!