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Taliesin West

Address: 12621 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Phone Number: 888 516 0811
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat and studio...
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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Madison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

If you are interested in Frank Lloyd Wright this is a must see. Take the 90 minute tour which ends up being about two hours including a very nice gift shop visit. The guides are very knowledgeable and do a great job with the running commentary. I recommend buying your tickets on line for the day and time you want.... More 

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Omaha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Took the 1.5 hour tour of this Frank Lloyd home on February 19, 2014. Coming from the midwest I am familiar with some of his other designs and am awed by his vision. Our guide was exceptional. Several in our group would not have been able to walk for that length of time, but there were numerous breaks to sit... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We had visited Taliesin West about twenty years ago and did not take a tour. It has been nicely restored and is in beautiful shape. Our tour guide, an architect herself, was very knowledgable and interesting. As noted by others, the ninety minute tour was not tiring because you had several chances to sit - and in lovely, interesting settings.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We have been to Fallingwater, which is near home and couldn't pass up the chance to visit here. Our guide, Linda, was very informative and the place is just amazing and innovative, especially considering when it was built. Beautiful views. We went on a Saturday and expected to wait, but there were several tours and we went pretty much right... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

As Frank Lloyd Wright fans, we couldn't miss seeing Taliesin West, since it's such a departure from so much of his other work. We couldn't get into the night lights tour, but we were delighted by the Panoramic Tour one morning and were awed by site.

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

While we had been to Taliesin West several years ago, today we found that it has been spiffed up a great deal and looks better than it did then. Sandi was our guide and she could not have been more informative nor had more or better stories to tell about Frank - the self declared best architect in America! Nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I have always wanted to visit Frank Lloyd Wright homes, and Taliesin West did not disappoint. I took the 90-minute tour, which was excellent. Our guide was very young, but very well-informed. The length of the tour was not an issue, because there were four times during the tour when everyone was able to sit and listen. I highly recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Although development has changed what Frank LLoyd Wright experienced, it is worth a visit. It is a unique experience. There are several tours offered, and it is cheaper to book online than to wait until you arrive. None of the tours is "cheap", but it is money well spent if you are into architecture and a sense of how the... More 

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cincinnati
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

This example of his work was different than other works of his. Some details are similar, but this one was intended for more of a desert environment conference training facility.

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Carling Township RR 1 Nobel ON CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I took the 1 hour Panoramic Tour in the morning. Guide was very patient and informative. Had no idea that Frank Lloyd Wright was not only a genius architect, but also years ahead of his time with respect to preserving the environment and creating what we would now call ergonomic designs. He also was a builder who... More 

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