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Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 87 688 9412
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Dublin's longest established walking tour business (1986). In just over 2 hours this award-winning and entertaining 'seminar on the street' conducted by history post-graduates explores the main features of Irish history—Dublin's development, the influence of the American and French Revolutions, the Potato Famine 1845-49, the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, partition—and concludes with the Northern Ireland peace process and the rise and fall of the 'Celtic Tiger'.Cost: €12pp, €10 students/seniors
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Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 87 688 9412

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sylvie was our guide and her knowledge and passion for history shone through the entire tour. She provided just the ideal amount of detail so as not to overwhelm you but to keep you interested and wanting to learn more. She is a genuine historian...More

Thank HDav2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So very glad we took the tour with Alex as our guide. Extremely knowledgeable, bringing Ireland and Dublin's history, down through the centuries, to life. Would highly recommend to anyone who wants to soak up as much of Dublin as possible in a short time...More

Thank DandAKBrisbane
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a tour today with Tim. He was a great host. He was knowledgeable, funny, and enthusiastic. You could really tell he cared about what he was saying and could answer any extra questions the group had.

Thank KC R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great tour to start off your Dublin stay. It really puts things into perspective. This really enhanced our visit to Kilmainham goal. Tim was a great and entertaining tour guide. The group was large but no fears..Tim was able to keep it...More

Thank Jand12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tim was exceptional. So much history provided in an interesting and entertaining way. I would highly recommend this tour to everyone coming to Dublin.

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Donal was a great tour guide. He talked loud and clear for all to hear. He shared history and his own input on each sight.

Thank Erinp67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding tour including history of Dublin and greater Ireland. Alex seemed to have 'all the time in the world for us' and his knowledge of Dublin's history was excellent. Would highly recommend the tour but ask for Alex!

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great way to begin a visit to Dublin. I did this both times I was in Dublin in 2017 and had great guides each time. Both were educated historians and entertaining to listen to. Trinity College is a great place to start and...More

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We greatly enjoyed learning and experiencing more of Dublin through sites and history--the story of Dublin and the Irish people. We love knowing the how and why cultures and cities have developed. Our guide, Silvia, was witty and obviously a historian. She made the tour...More

1  Thank 345Jana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating & informative tour of some the major historic sites in Dublin. Unfortunately I can't remember the name of our guide who was excellent , he was a PhD student who was passionate & knowledgeable. It was pitched at the right level for everyone, including...More

Thank Paul W
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16 January 2017|
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Response from Laura O | Reviewed this property |
The tour I took ended just down the street from Trinity College.
30 August 2016|
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Response from lecia210 | Reviewed this property |
I did the SANDEMANs NEW Dublin, Free Walking Tour during the week. I am 53 and thought it was fantastic. I highly recommend them.
31 May 2016|
Response from aurorasev | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the queue for the Book of Kells can be very long so probably try to time yourself to get there earlyish. The historical tour doesn't deal with the Book. And no, there wasn't any tour of Dublin Castle state apartments... More