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Take a tour with highly entertaining and qualified historians. We both met while studying a masters in history and now offer specialized & tailored history tours to suits your interests. The tours are totally unscripted and aim to place Galway's...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
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+353 86 228 1853
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

His depth of knowledge for Irelands history of Galway's history is impeccable. He was able to answer many questions my sister had on poets that were over my literary knowledge. I'd also like to point out he spent extra time with my Mom who is...More

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Jonathan H, Manager at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Very nice to meet all of you. Was happy to facilitate your family and the slow pace gave us all a chance to know each other better. It was my pleasure. best wishes, Jonathan

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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Our tour guide took us through an incredible walking tour of Galway. It was great to see the city through the eyes of a true "Glaswegian". Our guide was very personable, friendly, and also added a bit of humor to the local history! I would...More

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Jonathan H, Owner at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thanks a million for your kind words, best wishes, JH

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Maxim gave a great tour of Galway to our group of 2 visitors from USA and 2 Galwegians. He was engaging, amusing, clear and ensured the tour flowed well. All questions were answered with further in depth info. We all loved how he told the...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We usually do a walking tour in every city we visit and this was definitely one of the best! Our tour guide Jonathan was incredibly knowledgeable and we learned so much about the history of the city. I also loved that he tailored the tour...More

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Jonathan H, Owner at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thanks a million, great to meet you, best wishes, Jonathan

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Touring Galway with Jonathan is a must do! It was the highlight of our travels in Ireland. Jonathan has a wealth of knowledge from being a Galway native and history enthusiast. His knowledge of the arts and theatre were especially informative. The tour was just...More

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Jonathan H, Owner at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Marianne, thank you for your kind words. It was great to meet your group and to discuss your wide range of interests. I look forward to meeting you all again someday. Best wishes, Jonathan

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent specially tailored tour of Galway city’s engineering and industrial history led by Maxim Kelly. This tour was made available on request to an NUIG engineering class reunion. Maxim went to a huge amount of trouble researching the details of Galway’s engineering and industrial history....More

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Jonathan H, Manager at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

A real pleasure to meet you all, glad my research and preparation of this 'specialist' tour was appreciated. Thanks for your very kind words, best wishes, Maxim

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Outstanding tour! My wife and I had a wonderful time with our guide Jonathan, who took us around the city talking about its rich history and how it relates to events happening throughout Ireland. Our guide was very knowledgeable, passionate about history, and engaging! He...More

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Jonathan H, Manager at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words. It was really my pleasure to meet a group so engaged in history and culture. Best wishes, Jonathan

Reviewed 3 June 2018

His depth of knowledge for Irelands history of Galway's history is impeccable. He was able to answer many questions my sister had on poets that were over my literary knowledge. I'd also like to point out he spent extra time with my Mom who is...More

1  Thank unSweetTea
Jonathan H, Manager at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Very nice to meet all of you. Was happy to facilitate your family and the slow pace gave us all a chance to know each other better. It was my pleasure. best wishes, Jonathan

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Excellent walking tour around Galway city focused on history and how important art and culture have been in people's life. We only had an afternoon to spend in Galway and this was the best way to go around and have the feeling we had seen...More

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Jonathan H, Owner at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Ale, Thanks a million for your kind review. It was very nice to meet you both. best wishes, Jonathan

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour of Galway. A group of 3 of us came to Galway and were looking for a history tour. He accommodated us out of the blue and it ended up being just the 4 of us. Very entertaining with engaging historical stories moving seamlessly...More

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Jonathan H, Owner at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thanks a million, great to get a tour out of the blue on a cold day in February. Very nice to meet and glad you enjoyed

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Met the guide Jonathan at the Spanish arch in Galway city. Extremely knowledgeable guide. It was a great day and we walked all over Galway city. It was so good I will be back for another tour

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Jonathan H, Manager at WalkingHistory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks a million, Glad our chat and walk passed a great rainy day in Galway

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