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 fiddle makes for a good picture. The activites around it are attractive, i.e. craft sales, music and when we were there a number of tall ships were anchored here as well as a European cruise ship....  more »
  • We visit The Big Fiddle each time we are in Sydney. Love the music that is always playing. My children think that it's a magical fiddle. I dont have the heart to tell them the truth. For those who are...  more »
  • As one enters the port, the big fiddle dominates the cruise terminal. Very striking and memorable. Great photo opportunity Limited touristy shops at cruise terminal  more »
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  • Cool! I also like the big convention with items to buy in September!
  • Very neat sculpture associated with the Joan Harris performance pavilion at the Sydney cruise port. Everybody wants to get a picture of themselves standing by the 'The Big Fiddle'.
  • It is a fiddle and it's big. If that's your thing go check it out!
  • Close parking for a quick photo op.
  • A photo op for something unique
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