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We are architects and we want to share Sydney 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...more
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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth the visit, good value for money. Our guide was a professional and a nice person. Small groups in order to better enjoy the experience. You'll walk in the heart of CBD and see some masterpieces by leading contemporary architects, learn about local rules...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gitanillos
Reviewed 4 days ago

Eoghan was very knowledgeable and passionate about the Sydney Opera House which made this tour especially memorable. He spoke in detail about the processes and philosophy behind the building (including the politics) which isn't found in most text books. I would highly recommend this tour...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tath2016
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

This tour gave us a whole new perspective on the city of Sydney. Thoroughly enjoyed being brought around the city by our guide who was knowledgeable and presented his information in an accessible manner. There were both professional architects and architecture enthusiasts with little knowledge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 20 December 2018

What an amazing walk, super informative and you get to know buildings that you would not visit by yourself. It is an eyeopener on urbanisation and the fun of buildings becoming ‘ alive’ when the architect talks about them. Highly recommend these walks!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Willemijnv507
Reviewed 19 December 2018

This walk explored the Sydney inner city suburbs of Chippendale and Ultimo (SAW 4). It was a wonderful morning walking in the neighbourhood that was once pretty run down. The tour guide Eoghan Lewis is an engaging speaker, with a wonderful sense of humour in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank diadrat5
Reviewed 14 December 2018

This month I joined the SAW2 – Utzon & the Sydney Opera House tour. What an interesting story about the man who created the most beautiful building in the world. Our guide Eoghan Lewis was very knowledgeable and a great storyteller. I'd highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

A highly thought-provoking walk around the edge of Sydney harbour, looking at how geology, history, money and architects have shaped the city. An excellent architectural walk. The guide was full of knowledge and enthusiasm. I have come from the walk enriched by the experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

A journey not to be missed SAW 3 - Harbourings was easily one of the best experiences Sydney has to offer. It started out with a sprinkle of rain and a warm group of like minded travellers. Eoghan set the scene for what truly was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pixiemel
Eoghan L, Owner at Sydney Architecture Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Wow. Amazing review - thanks so much Pixiemel.

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I went for the Contemporary Sydney Architecture tour. It was extremely fascinating hearing about the story behind each of the buildings covered as a part of the tour. Eoghan is an excellent narrator who retains the interest of the attendees throughout the tour. Would highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Eoghan L, Owner at Sydney Architecture Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks so much for your review and really glad you enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Eoghan was a great guide of Sydney architecture. Along with interesting comments and views of design and planning, he explained the historical and political context from 1770 to present day. I have lived in Sydney all my life and never knew most of what I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RickT_SA
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Response from Eoghan L | Property representative |
Hi Rick Our "Utzon and the Sydney Opera House" tour focuses on the work and ideas of its architect Joern Utzon. The Opera House interiors were designed and built by local architects and are not part of the tour as they were... More
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