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Australian Architecture Association - Sydney Walks & Tours

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Great way to look at Sydney a new way

Even though the day was a little grey and overcast, the bright, friendly and knowledgeable guiding... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
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Guide Ben Gerstal was so informative and knowledgeable. Very educational and worthwhile. Hugely... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
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Architecture walks and tours in Sydney city and suburbs. See our city's masterpieces and learn more about how Sydney evolved in the past two centuries.List of tours: Sydney City Walk, Twilight Walk, Walk Through Time, The Rocks Walk, Redfern Walk...more
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Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Surry Hills
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Guide and Sydney architect Ben Gerstel took us along and near Blues Point Road. Along the way, Gerstel pointed out various examples of architectural problem solving in the area, such as a heritage-listed-home renovation, and a first-storey courtyard built around an existing Norfolk Pine. There...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Even though the day was a little grey and overcast, the bright, friendly and knowledgeable guiding of Michelle and Hong brought to life some of Sydney’s most iconic buildings. They showed us how the past is still very present now, and it was wonderful to...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Guide Ben Gerstal was so informative and knowledgeable. Very educational and worthwhile. Hugely insightful to many well known architects around Castlecrag.

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I've done all of the walks and go to every open house and full tour day I can because if you enjoy seeing good design (house tours) and putting architecture in context (walking tours), this is a great way to do it. It is also...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

My partner and I did the Sydney City walk. I have previously attended another walk run by AAA a number of years ago, which I found pleasant and informative. My husband and I really thoroughly enjoyed it, the tour was facilitated by a lovely volunteer....More

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Having been on a couple of the AAA walks I strongly recommend them- they are interesting, great fun and a wonderful way to see the City and its suburbs. The tour leaders are knowledgeable and pace them selves well with the group.Even if you are...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Like all the AAA walks, the new Woollahra walk is interesting and informative and a very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours in a friendly environment while getting a bit of exercise. These AAA walks really help to make you fell more connected...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Hubby and I just completed the Sydney City Walk yesterday, starting from Customs House. I am a Sydney suburbanite and work in the city. I was completely clueless about some of the buildings we passed, often walking past in ignorance. This is a walk that...More

Thank Letherlil
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My sweetie and I love modern architecture so we requested a private custom tour with just modern gems- This was fabulous!!! Our tour guide Stephen Dwyer researched and did such a fab job showing us the iconic works as well as hidden gems - and...More

Thank AdrienneSanFrancisco
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The one hour architectural tour of Sydney Observatory/Fort Philip was very enjoyable. I learnt a lot of information about this site that I didn't know. It's much more than just an observatory and plays a most important part in Sydney's colonial history. Our guide, Narelle,...More

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