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The Big Fiddle

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74 Esplanade St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A1, Canada
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Great fun stop :)

We visit The Big Fiddle each time we are in Sydney. Love the music that is always playing. My... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
travelfamof4
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Wainwright, Canada
What fun, to visit from Sydney, Australia

As one enters the port, the big fiddle dominates the cruise terminal. Very striking and memorable... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Deena63
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Geocachers, there are geocaches nearby...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank Deena63
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

It's a BIG Fiddle for sure. It was in the Port where our Holland America cruise ship docked and right outside our window. So large it hardly would fit in the frame of my camera when standing on the ground so this pic is from...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

As other reviewers have mentioned, if you come in on a cruise ship you cannot miss it. It is right there at the dock and it is big. This stop left much to be desired as there is very little to do in Sydney as...More

1  Thank lovetohike1111
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

The fiddle is right by the Sydney cruise dock, can't miss it........it is that big. Makes a great photo op but that is it.

Thank parrottdize
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Stop by the cruise terminal in Sydney NS harbor for a truly unique photo opportunity. Also a short stroll from the cruise terminal is many interesting homes to see....

1  Thank Wally R
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Fiddle is located right at the port where our cruise ship docked. Amazing sight to see a fiddle that size.

Thank BorntoTravel911
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We had a full lobster supper and clam chowder. It was delicious and we couldn’t finish our meal! Next trip to Sydney, we will return!

Thank 1955Debbie1955
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

A big fiddle is a big fiddle, but the pavilion is where all the action is. Make sure you get there for the flea market, the vendors are great and you can find great deals.

1  Thank Nikki_Simss
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

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 by a local, is that...More

Thank Jon A
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