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19 Facts About Sydney Opera House That'll Make You Go "Huh"

Google Cultural Institute reveals Australia's icon as you've never seen it before.

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7. Long before the site – named after Eora man Woollarawarre Bennelong – was chosen for the Opera House, it had been a tidal island that was a special gathering place for the Gadigal people for thousands of years.

Natural History Museum, UK

Painting of a Gadigal man in Port Jackson, circa 1788–97, artist unknown.

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