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Dublin Historical Walking Tour

From US$16,40
  • 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 yesterday via mobile
Interesting for the historically inclined

As someone who loves history but who's European history classes have been a few years back, this is a nice way to refresh what you know and learn what you don't. Our guide Alex was both charming and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 2 days ago
The Only Way to "Do Dublin"!

This quintessential tour is one's BEST way to get an overview of the important political and social forces that shaped Dublin in part and Ireland as a whole. These topnotch scholars who lead the tours make it lively and humorous, as well as dead serious...More

Thank nancybenson53
Reviewed 4 days ago
Interesting insight, though a bit dry

I enjoyed this walking tour. Our guide Sylvie was really very knowledgable and gave us a lot of insight on many of the buildings in Dublin City Centre (we actually didn't walk around that much). What annoyed me a bit was that she probably assumed...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 5 days ago
A must do tour

You must do this tour when you first arrive in Dublin. It is a great introduction to the city and Ireland’s history. Tim was so knowledgable and interesting. I would highly recommend this tour.

Thank daryl578
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Best historical tour

This truly was one of the best and most informative tours I've ever been on. Silvy was our tour guide, and she is a professor of history at Trinity College. Given the relative scarcity of historical sites in Dublin, her background and delightful personality was...More

Thank Liviu M
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Response from David Y | Reviewed this property |
The tour is about 2 hours with a break half way through.