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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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Ranked #13 of 126 Activities in Scottsdale
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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Tucson, Arizona
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107 reviews 107 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

I am not a great Frank Lloyd Wright fan, but it is definitely worth going on this tour if you like house tours, history and/or architecture. Our guide was very knowledgeable and entertained us with various stories about the place and Frank Lloyd Wright. It is worth a visit.

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Glendora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Wasn't sure what to expect. My wife and I both enjoyed the tour. I'd like to see one of the evening tours someday. Artists and designers will appreciate the work of Mr. Wright. Our guide was a fan and very well informed regarding details of the property, as well as Mr. Wright's life.

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Burlington, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We took the 90 minute Panorama tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's winter camp house. It is very cool to see. He really was far ahead of his time and it shows everywhere on the campus! The 90 minute tour took us into his office, theatre, cabaret and movie room in the outbuildings, and the living room, bedroom and bathroom of... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

When I booked my travel agent trip to the Grand Canyon, I decided to spend a few days prior in the Phoenix area so I could check something off my bucet list..visiting Taliesin. I have been an admirer of his works since seeing Falling Waters as a little girl. Even though travel agents (with an IATAN card) get a free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing design, great setting. Do the 90 minute tour. Read something about him before you go (or after) as they stay away from his personal life.

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Tour scope - didn't cover all areas of TW (some off limits), didn't cover much about FLW besides what he did at TW. Tour guide - I know it is hit or miss but ours was a miss. She was a bit quirky/odd and seemed to get off topic a lot. Tour length - Our tour (insights) was supposed to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Taliesin West is the epitome of the great architect's genius. The tour docent on our visit was very knowledgable, and engaged throughout the tour. You must see this at least once in your life.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We got a most wonderful tour of Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school. During the tour we learned of the way the place was built (by hand mostly), designed and used through the years. The place is amazing and fits perfectly into the contour and colors of the surrounding land. A trip well worth the time!

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New Castle
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

As another reviewer stated, it is a little pricey but well worth it. The 90 minute tour is the one to take. Tuesday is a discounted price day ($30) but on-line tickets are discounted somewhat as well. You don't have to be Wright aficionado to appreciate it but if you are and have been to other of his buildings, you... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

His home and studio blend in perfectly with the desert surroundings. Spring and fall are the best times to visit-I love it in the Spring when the cacti are blooming after the Spring rain. The architecture and the history are amazing. The tour guides are so knowledgeable and helpful. A must see when visiting the Phoenix area! Bring your camera!... More 

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