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Cork Historic Walking Tours - CLOSED

Grand Parade, Cork 0000, Ireland
+353 85 100 7300
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Wonderful tour of Kinsale with deep history

The tour was intimate - and very informative of not just the history of Kinsale, but of the region... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
tomB8640OL
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Sonoma County, California
Kids got excites

2 kids 13 & 15 yo got very excited, thanks to Dermont, well structured historical overview with... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Sean T
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We explain the history of Cork from its establishment as a monastery, explore the sites of the Viking and Norman settlements, walk the old waterways of the city and check out the developments which led to the modern city taking shape.We also see where the mediaeval port was, explain Cork's role as a transatlantic port in the 1700's & 1800's and outline Cork's achievements as an exporter to the world.
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“come alive” (2 reviews)
“anecdotes” (2 reviews)
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Grand Parade, Cork 0000, Ireland
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+353 85 100 7300

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The tour was intimate - and very informative of not just the history of Kinsale, but of the region and all of Ireland.

Thank tomB8640OL
Reviewed 19 October 2016

2 kids 13 & 15 yo got very excited, thanks to Dermont, well structured historical overview with plenty of connections to surranding buildings, well done, thanks!!!

Thank Sean T
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful tour and a steal for 8 Euros. Jack was funny, engaging , knowledgeable and passionate about the history of Cork City. His colorful presentation made Irish history easy to understand and how it relates to Ireland today. He also pointed out...More

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Myself, my aunt and cousin took this tour along with approx 15 other people. Jack was our tour guide and did a faultless job. He was well versed with the history of Cork City and had great antidotes and stories of places & people along...More

Thank Clarem1983
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I forget the name of the gentleman who did the tour, but he was excellent. He mad the city come alive in a bygone era. His knowledge of the city was impressive,and he had lots of interesting bits of history he incorporated into his tour.

1  Thank happytraveller246
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful free walking tour with Jack earlier this month in Cork. (cork city walking tours) The tour was easy going and very interesting. Jack was well versed in the history of Ireland and Cork and had many inserting story's and anecdotes to...More

1  Thank erhzion
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I was in Cork City in early May 2014 and knew I needed some insight into the place so chose to go on a tour with Cork City Walks. It turned out that I was the only one on the tour as it was so...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 24 January 2012

I enjoyed this tour, but had a hard time understanding some of what the gentleman was saying. I think I caug maybe 60% of it. I did learn a lot about the history or the city and buildings which was very interesting. Price is fantastic,...More

2  Thank travelingteacher28
Reviewed 21 July 2011

I was fortunate to have an afternoon to myself in Cork with nothing planned except some shopping. I knew the city about 30 years ago but never really found out too much about it. After popping in to the Tourist Office, I saw that I...More

5  Thank Ann-Marie_Breen
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