The Big Fiddle, Sydney

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With a name that says it all, sitting on the Sydney waterfront The Big Fiddle is a quirky homage to Cape Breaton's Celtic heritage and fiddle music. Artist Cyril Hearn created the structure in 2005, which soars 17 m (55.7 ft) into the air. A beacon for musical events and local artisan markets, the fiddle also acts as a popular photo opportunity, so bring your camera. Believed to be the largest illuminated fiddle in the world, you can't miss this charming and playful sight as you stroll along the relaxing waterfront. Head to one of the nearby Big Fiddle Markets for speciality tartans celebrating the island's celtic ancestry. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Big Fiddle by using our Sydney tour itinerary website .
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  • The Big Fiddle is a sixty foot tall representation of a violin on the dock in Sydney. It makes for a wonderful photo op when getting off of a cruise ship. The only problem with it, which we were told ...  more »
  • The big fiddle outside the cruise port terminal is really just an excuse to take a picture. It's cute, though. The cruise terminal itself offered some small shops, a coffee shop, and very good wifi.  more »
  • AS a tribute to the Breton fiddlers, this giant fiddle take pride of place on the dock. It is next to a huge craft center and shop. During the season daily dance performances occur right in front of t...  more »

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