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Dublin Historical Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Learn about Dublin’s past from a Trinity College history graduate 
  • Gain free entry to some of the city’s top buildings and courtyards 
  • Save time by leaving the navigation to a guide 
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Dublin Historical Walking Tour
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Overview
Get an expert look at Dublin’s highlights on this walking tour led by a Trinity College history graduate. Choose a time that suits your schedule, and leave the navigation to your guide, who will tell you the history of landmarks such as Dublin Castle and the Parliament House. Gain free entry to some of city’s top spots, and end your tour near other noteworthy highlights to explore on your own.
What to Expect
Head to Trinity College to meet your guide, a graduate of the school’s history program. From there, you’ll set off on foot to explore the colorful history of Ireland’s national capital.

As you stroll, hear from your guide about the city’s history and topics such as the Northern Ireland conflict, the influence of the American and French revolutions, the Potato Famine, and how Ireland is doing today.

Tour highlights include the Trinity College grounds, the Temple Bar area, Dublin Castle, and the Parliament House. Get access to these places and others with your tour pass.

Your adventure ends back at Trinity College, near other noteworthy attractions, including the Book of Kells, that you may want to explore on your own.

Note: Dublin’s weather can be unpredictable, so consider bringing an umbrella.
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Reviews (631)
1 - 5 of 214 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour

Our guide was Brian and he was friendly, welcoming, and really great at answering my many questions. He put the history of that site into context with the overall history of Ireland and I felt like I learned so much in a very short amount...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 917Manjit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great informative and energetic tour

Really enjoyed the tour, Tommy had such energy, and was very informative. I'd recommend to anyone with the slightest interest in history, or just Dublin!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scarlett F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Wearing your tennis shoes!

It was very informational but also a whole lot of walking. Our guide was a speed walker and our group (16 people) got split up several times due to this.

Thank 893kirstena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Knowledgeable and witty

A really interesting couple of hours spent at some of the key historical sites in the city centre. Our guide Tommy, who edits the magazine History Ireland, joked at the start that he was going to try and give us a 'full' through of a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank countrygirlJo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very worthwhile

This was one of the best walking tours my husband and I have ever experienced. Our guide, Brian, was extremely knowledgeable and most entertaining, as he told us about the long and complex history behind the buildings and sites we visited. he interspersed historical facts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Verian F
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Donna M
14 November 2018|
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Response from stephenschwarz | Reviewed this property |
I went on tour during the week in August!
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Justin C
23 October 2018|
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Response from nancyld | Reviewed this property |
We did not prepurchase our tickets. We arrived at Trinity College about 15 minutes prior to the tour and had no problem getting on the tour (early September). There doesn’t seem to be a limit to the number of people rhey’ll... More
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Roving820840
15 October 2018|
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Response from lovecayman | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to have missed your question; the guided walking tour is only available on Saturdays & Sunday’s right after the 11 AM tour of Little Museum of Dublin so would not have worked for your day.
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