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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
It's like listening to a PhD Thesis

I have to say I agree with most 1-3 star reviews here. The tour should be described as "listen to a Irish history post-graduate spout off their thesis for two hours." There is zero attempt to make this tour entertaining. You don't really see many...More

Thank slothonvacay
Reviewed 4 days ago
Historical Walking Tour

Very informative and interesting. The guide was very knowledgeable and presented the tour in an interesting and informative way

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 5 days ago
Most Enjoyable Tour

Our guide for the Historical walking tour of Dublin was Fergus, a historian with multiple degrees. He was exceptionally knowledgeable, funny, and not afraid to offer his opinions on issues both historical and current. The tour was a perfect introduction to Dublin and Ireland for...More

Thank Princeoftides
Reviewed 6 days ago
Great walking tour of Dublin

We accidentally did this tour, we actually went into to Trinity College to do the Trinity College tour. But we were swept up in the group and to begin with Tim (the tour guide) was talking about Trinity college. He was so informative and entertaining...More

1  Thank Urmila
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Historic walk of Dublin

We went with Tim who had just finished his PhD in history at Trinity college. He was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He gave us 2 and a half hour. Time just flew. Hope I remember half of it. We had a great time

Thank Svartberget
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15 September 2018|
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Response from laurenceb178 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that it is in English only. You might be able to find out more on their web site.
Nimesh P
17 August 2018|
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Response from raptoresse | Reviewed this property |
No, you do not, but If you don't want to mess with payment on-site with the guide, and want to be assured of a space during more popular times and seasons, I'd recommend booking ahead.
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