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Sydney Architecture Walks

Corner Phillip and Bridge Streets | Museum of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 403 888 390
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Entertaining, informative and thoroughly enjoyable

My husband and I did the Utzon walk last Sunday with Yowen, absolutely loved it and now want to do... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2012
Bronte19
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Sydney, Australia
Fascinating and informative

We took the Utzon tour and couldn't have more impressed. Eoghan was an accomplished and passionate... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2012
Linda M
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Melbourne
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We are architects and we want to share our city with you. We organise intimate walking and bicycle tours that are open to the general public. We also arrange private / customised architectural tours and itineraries on request. Taking the form of a series of urban provocations, our conversations are straightforward and jargon-free exercises in story telling. Aimed at the expert-enthusiast, we want you to understand the 'why' of the city whilst exploring the most provocative and daring projects Sydney houses; works of architecture, public art and landscape that inspire and delight but also projects that reveal something of Sydney's grimy pulse. We are interested in ideas and in the drivers of city; the vibrant network of invisible forces - political, cultural, economic and environmental that give the city form. Get stung by architecture. Sydney will never look the same again. We promise!
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“story telling” (3 reviews)
“key buildings” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Corner Phillip and Bridge Streets | Museum of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 403 888 390

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Reviewed 13 June 2012

My husband and I did the Utzon walk last Sunday with Yowen, absolutely loved it and now want to do all the walks SAW offer. We learnt so much and I would recommend this walk to anyone who is interested in learning about Sydney architecture....More

Thank Bronte19
Reviewed 27 April 2012

We took the Utzon tour and couldn't have more impressed. Eoghan was an accomplished and passionate guide who inspired and informed us. I wondered if the tour would be a little out of my depth (I really don't now much about architecture), but the tour...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Okay, I am interested in architecture, but this is a great way to spend an hour and a half. I live in Sydney and had walked passed these buildings may times, but had never learned the stories behind them or examined the lobbies. Well worth...More

Thank johnoSydney
Reviewed 13 July 2011

An engrossing exploration of 'the conversations' between some of sydney's most important landmarks, with a focus on Italian virtuoso and renegade architect Lorenzo Piano and the relationship between buildings and their geographical and historical context. In equal parts discussion and performance, and delivered by the...More

Thank Maihem
Reviewed 29 June 2011

I had the pleasure of taking two tours/walk about with Eoghan. The weather in November was lovely and a perfect time to talk/walk and listen to the passionate information on Utzon and the back story of the Sydney Opera House. The layers of information given...More

Thank milesdavis75
Reviewed 7 February 2011

My son and I were lucky enough to do the Utzon tour last week. As the weather was so hot we nearly changed our mind. I am so glad we didn't. Learning more about the background and history behind the construction of the Opera House...More

Thank marthag
Reviewed 23 January 2011

With a tip of the hat to Gothic design only the essentials are required. Eoghan's presentation of the history of the Opera House is passionate, articulate, enlightening and profound. A must visit for the intellectual visitor.

Thank pegjim
Reviewed 15 January 2011

Best tour you can do if you are interested in real information. We took the "Utzon" tour which was about the story of the Opera House. What an amazing story! Our guide was brilliant, knowledgable and so authentic. Best thing we did in Sydney so...More

Thank sunandmoon30
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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