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Dublin Historical Walking Tour

  • 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 
Dublin Historical Walking Tour
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago
Extremely informative introduction to Dublin

This is a very good way to introduce yourself to Dublin if you have never been before. The 3 hour tour gives a basic overview of the city and gives you lots of ideas to explore while you are there. There is not too much...More

Thank Kristina H
Reviewed 5 days ago
Excellent, succinct introduction to Dublin and Irish history

We took the tour last Thursday with Donal. I had been studying my Irish history and thought I understood a lot but Donal managed in two hours to cover the main topics in a far clearer and more entertaining fashion. He is thorough but he...More

Thank Eigmgmt
Reviewed 6 days ago
Walking tour of Dublin

I was looking forward to getting an insight into some of the history of Dublin and Grace did not disappoint- she was excellent - knowledgeable, engaging, very pleasant and really was able to, in a short space of time, give an overview of Dublin and...More

1  Thank Stephen416
Reviewed 1 week ago
they're probably all great

You can be guided or work it out yourself, it's not a lot of turf to cover! Probably good for peeps who want to hook up with others and have a chat en route.

Thank Ngaanyatjarra
Reviewed 1 week ago
Booked with Historical Insights on Rick Steves' recommendation

Our guide Tim was one of the best we've had. He was knowledgeable, funny, and extremely passionate about his subject matter. He moved quickly from site to site and really made the most of our time together. I can't vouch for any of the others...More

Thank dkk0407
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Nimesh P
17 August 2018|
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Response from daryl578 | Reviewed this property |
No, about half of the group paid the guides direct. We paid online, just in case too many people turned up for the tour.
Jennifer K
30 June 2018|
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Response from Mamjensen | Reviewed this property |
Our tour lasted closer to three hours but the walking was not at all continuous. We stopped frequently while our guide explained the history and architecture. The total distance was not all that far. There was quite a but... More
Richard M
11 June 2018|
Response from Mamjensen | Reviewed this property |
You should contact them directly. However when we took the tour people who had booked ahead were showing them some type of confirmation they had printed out. They also accepted payment on the spot from those of us who had... More