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Address: 6433 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-1826
Phone Number: 480-948-6145
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Site where earth-formed concrete structures contain the ceramic workshop...

Site where earth-formed concrete structures contain the ceramic workshop and foundry where the famous Soleri windbells are made and sold.

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A great idea for your bronze (8th) wedding anniversary.

I always try to find some theme for our wedding anniversary. This was a great place to wander about and look at the craftmanship. We did bring our kids along, they enjoyed being... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bekha Y
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Phoenix, Arizona

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Phoenix, Arizona
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always try to find some theme for our wedding anniversary. This was a great place to wander about and look at the craftmanship. We did bring our kids along, they enjoyed being out doors, however, I will be sure to return without them so I don't have to worry about breaking something. The property is not overwhelming and parking... More 

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Scottsdale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice way to spend an afternoon, especially if you are a fan of the arts. The gift shop sells the bells and they are certainly beautiful but expensive.

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Thank Elizabeth S
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Palo Soleri was a man of vision and dedication. Long before the small house, Eco-friendly school of thought he created, envisioned and founded communities based on these principals. The tour and ability to see a molten metal bell pour make this a great stop,

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Thank The1Heath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a cool stop for us in the Scottsdale area! It's really interesting to see the architecture and studio. They have a bunch of unique pieces of artwork for sale and it's free to walk around on your own, although some areas are closed. It's neat to see!

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Thank Will M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paolo Soleri is a very important architect in the U.S., and Arizona in particular. He was an innovator with respect to Earth-integrated Architecture at Arcosanti, near Phoenix AZ. The Cosanti Foundation is within Phoenix and is a great place to visit. The gift shop sells the Bells that are created at the foundary of Arcosanti.

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Thank Barbara E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cosanti offers free self guided tours of the area. There are many active work zones that are closed to the public for obvious reasons. There is a gift shop with more information about the site and Soleri. Bronze and ceramic pieces available for purchase.

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Thank Ashleyadventures
Elkton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Others will tell you about buying the beautiful bells that are made here. You can. I have. But I keep returning because the slightest breeze creates a tinkling symphony. It is well marked, easy to find, and enchanting. Sales support the Arcosanti Foundation.

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Thank patricia7772015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The sound of the bells brings me back time and again. I have 3 windchime bells already, just outside my bedroom window. There is no other sound as uniquely peaceful as these, as they dont ting, ting, ting with a tiny breeze, but echo deep soulful chimes with the often oppressive hot gails as day becomes evening, or the changing... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I love the unique buildings created in this place. The bells are so unique to Arizona for they are all handmade here. Sometimes, if you come in the right time, you will be able to watch the artisans do their magic of pouring the super hot and liquified metal into their molds. Each bell has its own beauty, whether by... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Every time I go to Phoenix i make sure to stop at Cosanti and add to either my collection of their bells or tiles. You can watch the workers at the forge but I primarily like to wander around the desert landscape.

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