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Taliesin West

12621 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85259
888 516 0811
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Ranked #3 of 100 Attractions in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: 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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New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Great Docent tour, tons of information. History of Frank Lloyd Wright. Experience his sense of scale, sculpture garden, students on site.

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Albuquerque, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

They have so many tours here. And each one highlights a different part of Frank Lloyd Wright's genius. We go back each time we're in Scottsdale.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

A great way to understand Frank Lloyd Wright and his work and how the desert influenced the buildings he created.

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Scarsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

i loved the architecture, the setting, the landscaping, the tour information - the gift shop - the weather

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Our guide was excellent and gave us much valuable information about the community, Wright himself, the era and the structure of the compound.

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Temple Terrace, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

OK, I need to begin by admitting that we are Frank Lloyd Wright junkies. We went to Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin as UW grad students and we now live near Florida Southern College, whose campus was designed by Wright. You don't have to be groupies to enjoy the excellent tours offered here. We took the 90 minute Insight tour... More

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massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

I visited Taliesin West for a second time and swear I saw more this time! Excellent model and experiment ground for his work and a beautiful place to spend the winter. It really makes you wonder what he would do if he were alive today and had access to modern building materials. This is a must see for anyone in... More

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Sussex, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A good place to visit from Phoenix and Scottsdale if you're a fan of FLW. The tour was very informative and the complex was attractive. It would have been helpful if they'd had a coffee place to sit in the shade while waiting for my car, but a shelter would have been enough as quite a few of us had... More

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Lake Tahoe, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Beautiful place, a tribute to a very visionary person who made many contributions to us and the architech industry. Tour guides are very good and really know the history of the industry and Frank Wright life

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is our second visit to Taliesin West. If you love architecture, particularly the Prairie School, you will love this place. Many different tours available. The general 90 minute tour goes every hour. There are evening tours on selected days. The tours fill up quickly. I would recommend purchasing tickets on line to secure a spot. The grounds cannot be... More

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