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Sydney Opera House to undergo A$200m upgrading

The renovations, which kick off next year and wrap up in 2020, will not affect the building's famous sail-like external facade and will focus mainly on improving the acoustics and accessibility.


AUSTRALIA on Thursday unveiled plans for the largest renovation to the Sydney Opera House since its opening in 1973, with more than A$200 million (S$207 million) earmarked to update the Unesco world heritage-listed site.

It draws more than eight million visitors a year,