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Taliesin West

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Address: 12621 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Phone Number: 888 516 0811
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Description: Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's...
Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat and studio, which exemplifies the principles of design he was famous for.
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On a 100+ degree day, a full group of tourists/architecture buffs were given a briskly informative tour of Taliesin West. An overview of Lloyd Wright's life & work was given as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

On a 100+ degree day, a full group of tourists/architecture buffs were given a briskly informative tour of Taliesin West. An overview of Lloyd Wright's life & work was given as intro, we were escorted thru most of the rooms of his home. The facility is still a small school of architecture. Clear but thorough explanations of Lloyd Wright's ideas,... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I scheduled the first tour of the morning in late July because I knew it would be the coolest, temperature-wise. An added bonus was that as we walked into each new area of the grounds and buildings, there were usually no other people around. I got some great photos with no people in them. It was coolest in both senses... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Well worth the admission ticket for the night tour of FLW's house and grounds. It is beautifully lit and the sunset views of the valley are stunning. The guide we had was knowledgeable and full of little tidbits and trivia about the house and Frank's life there. It is easily walkable and there are many places to sit during the... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. We took a daytime guided tour through the house and grounds. The guide was very knowledgeable, and I really enjoyed hearing about the history of the area. They have a very nice gift shop full of a variety of Wright's well known designs. We were there in August, and it was... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Any fan of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, or achitecture in general, should make sure to visit Taliesen West, the winter camp/labratory/school for Wright's school of architecture Taliesen Fellowship. It initally started out as a way for Wright to escape from Wisconsin into a drier climate. It was the winter encampment that grew in permanence and is probably best described as... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently took the Night Lights tour. Frank Lloyd Wright's beautiful Scottsdale property is even more magical at night. The desert setting, the city lights in the distance, and all of the filtered and reflected moon and starlight add to the beauty of this place. Our tour guide was knowledgeable about the architect's work and his history,... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I wasn't too thrilled about taking this tour, but my wife is a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright. I was in for a surprise because it was actually pretty cool and learning about him made me have a better appreciation for his work. Worth seeing for sure.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The tour is definitely worth taking. By tickets in advance online as groups are small. The evening tours are spectacular. A must see.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

An awesome discovery and highlight visiting Arizona. Frank Lloyd Wright was a genius and far before his time. To envision this place when he created it decades ago, and now it continues as a school for students, is truly a treat. A beautiful quiet oasis in the desert and not to be missed when visiting the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Tour guide... More 

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Anywhere, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I got lost trying to find this site. My GPS is a little out of date and sent me toward an old access road that has been sold for housing, developed and gated. Should have checked Google. I saw a single sign that hinted at the location, with no followup, so Scottsdale is not exactly selling the place to drivers.... More 

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