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The Big Fiddle

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I know it's only a big fiddle but I liked it. No need to make a special trip but the area around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Milford, Michigan
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We arrived at this port and were greeted by this lovely big fiddle. What a great spot for a photo... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edmonton, Canada
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74 Esplanade St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A1, Canada
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All reviews cruise ship great photo opportunity cape breton board walk musical heritage sydney waterfront inside the building water front nova scotia nice boardwalk great spot in town i'm sure free wifi ships landmark dock
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Sydney on a cruise, and thought that the Big Fiddle was a very memorable landmark, which we'll remember when we look back on our cruise. It was very popular and everybody wanted to take pictures of it. It was a lot of...More

Thank Goldie1520
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wouldn't make a special trip unless you were close, but it was great to see as we got of our ships tender. It has great celtic history as its founding and the fiddle is certainly big.

Thank shonas804
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The world's largest illuminated (at night) fiddle is found in the Sydney harbour. This fiddle is 60 feet tall and is accompanied by a bow and plays a variety of music composed by a local musician. I'm told that it is made of solid steel,...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The people are so friendly and there is always music and laughter in the air especially when the cruise ships come in. Great spot for family fun and so much to do for everyone of all ages and budgets.

Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know it's only a big fiddle but I liked it. No need to make a special trip but the area around it - the boardwalk, shops, etc. - were fun to wander through.

Thank MimiandPapa2862
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not worth a special trip to go see it, but getting off a cruise ship, you will. It's big. That's about the extent of its allure.

Thank kschroed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We almost missed seeing this bcs of a bunch of tents erected around it, and although it is very large and lovely, we unfortunately didn't see it as a big deal.

Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at this port and were greeted by this lovely big fiddle. What a great spot for a photo opportunity. Like everyone else we look our photo here. There is a nice harbour walk nearby as well. The Adirondack chairs in front of the...More

Thank kpatters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where else can you go and see the world’s largest fiddle and bow. It is located at the Port of Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It was designed and constructed by Cyril Hearn, the fiddle and bow reach a height of 60 feet and...More

Thank Patti2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This 50 Foot Fiddle is the first thing you see when you step onto the pier. We arrived at Sidney which is the gateway to Cape Breton. A great photo opportunity for so many. Founded by British Loyalist who fled after the American Revolution. In...More

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16 July 2018|
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Response from martin0612 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I an aware of and I doubt it die to the missing number of attractions. Enkodiert your Trip to Nova Scotia, Regards Martin
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13 June 2018|
Response from thesteevesgroup | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you are asking. We took the photo of the big Fiddle at the port.
7 November 2017|
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Response from camellad2017 | Reviewed this property |
The fiddle weighs 10 tons.
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