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The Historical Walking Tour of Temple Bar

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Address: 12 East Essex Street | Temple Bar Information Centre, Dublin 2, Ireland
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+353 1 677 2397

It has been said that the history of Temple Bar is the History of Dublin....

It has been said that the history of Temple Bar is the History of Dublin. This informative and entertaining tour covers the history, geography and development of Dublin’s most visited areas, Temple Bar. Our tour includes Viking Dublin, Christ Church Cathedral, Old Custom House, Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin Castle, City Hall, Old Parliament House, Millennium Bridge, Trinity College and the Old City. The tour also takes in the many colourful, historical and infamous characters associated with Temple Bar.

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a drizzle day in dublin with the walkers is fun to do!

well worth doing on a rainy day in Dublin town. it is very easy to get around Dublin, and it helps to walk with a local to learn of some of the quirky spots.

Reviewed 18 July 2015
rhamba k
North Carolina

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Miami Shores, Florida
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

During the day, its fun and you can see some of the historical areas, buildings of Dublin. At night, the pubs are lively and crowded. It the place to be if your looking to experience a pub crawl. There so many options. Late evening hours, beware of rowdy crowds, pub brawls are common and can be expected, the vagabonds are... More 

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North Carolina
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

well worth doing on a rainy day in Dublin town. it is very easy to get around Dublin, and it helps to walk with a local to learn of some of the quirky spots.

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Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

An area full of life and despite being a tourist hotspot there's plenty to keep you occupied with a real taste of Dublin Fun lively bars and decent restaurants Worth a visit

1 Thank Dweezil28
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

This place is amazing whether it is a week day or weekend, this place will keep your night outs happening. You can find people gathering around artiest playing musical instruments and crowed singing with them. The street is full of night and is full of life. You can easily get a taxi anytime of night.

1 Thank AmoghJoshi
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Great guide. We picked up the tour at Trinity and enjoyed our guides insight on history, political influences and architectural features of the area. Well worth the time.

1 Thank Marian B
kalamazoo, mi
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

Our guide shared lots of history with us in an interesting and engaging way. A cool, dry morning well spent. While the your took longer than advertised, he never rushed us, even offered to extend it a bit.

1 Thank jamiek830
Antibes, france
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

We spent so little time in Dublin, I was upset that I didn't find any tours on the net. We got out, stopped at the tourism office and found this tour. It was great, nearly for 2 hours we walked and learned about Dublin and its history. Our guide was a lovely lady. We had a very good Sunday morning... More 

1 Thank Haleantibes
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Reviewed 10 May 2013

This is a walking tour around the old city, with stories and commentaries along the way. Our guide was friendly and knowledgable, with history and politics all combined to give a very informative overview of how and why Dublin became the Dublin of today.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 4 July 2012

Great tour if you want to know more about Irish history. Informative without being too dense.

1 Thank kbounds
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

Generally these tours are interesting and full of facts that even a Dubliner would not know. Perhaps I should go on one myself!!!.

Thank William H

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