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    What to Expect
    Meet your friendly, local guide on O’Connell Street in central Dublin. Learn how the road is one of Europe’s widest streets, andset off to explore the city center while learning about Dublin’s eventful history and laid-back culture.

    Stroll along O’Connell Street and see the General Post Office, a place regarded as hugely symbolic by the Irish. Admire the grand façade, and learn how Irish rebels occupied the building during the Easter Rising of April 1916, an event that ultimately led to an independent Ireland.
    
Next, follow your guide through the bustling Henry Street shopping district to the 18th-century St Mary’s Church. Now converted into a stylish bar and restaurant, this former place of worship is a stunning example of a galleried church. Head inside to admire some of the striking features, including a beautiful stained glass window and Renatus Harris-built organ that towers over the bar.
    
Continue into Dublin’s Italian Quarter, a vibrant area of shops and restaurants situated on the north banks of the Liffey River and also known as Quarter Bloom. As you stroll here, admire the views of the Liffey, and hear how the river has served as a trading lifeline of Dublin from Viking days.
Head on to Temple Bar, the city’s designated ‘cultural quarter’ and trace the narrow cobbled streets, still laid out in a pattern unchanged from medieval times. Then, stroll to Dublin City Hall, a magnificent example of the stately Georgian architecture that Dublin is renowned for. Walk from here to view 800-year-old Dublin Castle, and the former Irish Houses of Parliament, the world’s first purpose-built parliament house. 

Finally, arrive at Trinity College, the college that makes up Ireland’s oldest university. Founded in 1592, this famous place of learning was one of seven established just before the Tudor monarchy extended its authority over Ireland as a whole. View the historical buildings, many set around cobbled quadrangles, and finish your 2-hour tour here when you bid goodbye to your guide.

    Your tour ticket also entitles you to valuable discounts at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, The Church — the bar and restaurant set in St Mary’s Church — and Bewley’s Café. Be sure to take advantage of these deals during the rest of your time in the city!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    59 O'Connell Street Upper, Northside, Dublin, Ireland
    Departure Time
    11am
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Free Dublin map
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A great way to see the cities buildings, sights and life. Superb guide, great company and full of advice and guidance on where to go, what to see etc
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    Response from PatLiddy, Owner at Dublin Highlights Walking Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    That's excellent that you enjoyed the tour, and that you had such a good experience with the guide! Enjoy the rest of your stay in Dublin!
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    Dublin is steep in history so as you can imagine you're only going to learn so much in two hours. But our guide was great and the pace was just right as we only had a couple of hours spare.
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    Response from PatLiddy, Owner at Dublin Highlights Walking Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    We're delighted that you enjoyed the tour! As you say there's too much to Dublin's history to cover it all in two hours but we do our best to hit on the highlights!
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    Our guide, Dave, was knowledgable about Dublin and the historic sites we toured and viewed. He allowed us to dictate changes in the tour based on the time allowed and our follow up plans. He gave suggestions about more places to tour if our time in Dublin allowed. It was
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    Response from PatLiddy, Owner at Dublin Highlights Walking Tour
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you for your glowing review! I'll pass this along to Dave as well and I'm sure he'll be delighted to know you had a great time! Thank you
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    We had the pleasure of being toured around Dublin on foot by the loveliest tour guide named Maggie. She was so friendly and informative! We learned about everything from the history of the city, the architecture, famous landmarks and residents (Oscar Wild, James Joyce), and even
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    Response from PatLiddy, Owner at Dublin Highlights Walking Tour
    Responded 2 Sep. 2019
    Many thanks indeed for such a lovely report from you about Maggie. Nice weather also enhances teh tour but the guide is the most important element. I'll happily pass on our compliments to Maggie. Kind regards. Pat
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    Excellent was to acquaint ourselves with the city, especially the hidden delights. But the most delightful surprise was our cute and knowledgeable guide Deimhin (pronounced Devin).
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    Response from PatLiddy, Owner at Dublin Highlights Walking Tour
    Responded 1 Sep. 2019
    Thank you very much for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed the tour!
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    • O'Connell Street
    • Duration: 2h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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