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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.
Reviews (642)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Enjoyable, enlightening, informative

Was only in Dublin for a day so felt the best way to get an insight and feel for the city was to take an Historical tour. This tour covered a lot of the history, if only covering a small section of the city -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ogilvie56
Reviewed 1 week ago
Absolutely interesting tour through Dublins history!

It was an enormous pleasure to listen to Alex‘ detailed and interesting information on Dublins history and we werde surprised Hop how fast two hours have passed. We wouldn‘t have mind to listen for another hour!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ambassador679714
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wonderful Day

Alex was very informative and we thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Tour was just over 2 hours long. Defiantly dress for weather (though we were lucky in that department) and comfortable shoes. Lots of great information on the history of Trinity College and surrounding area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Terry H
Reviewed 10 February 2019
Wonderful experience

Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and the tour covered many highlights in the vast history of Dublin and the surrounding area. Two hours well spent

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mary K C
Reviewed 6 February 2019
Great way to orient yourself in Dublin

Excellent walking tour. We had Stephen, who was great: eccentric and funny, but knowledgeable first and foremost. The tour is LONG though...ours was two and a half hours. Take care in the winter too, I was quite cold.

Date of experience: February 2019
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21 March 2019|
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Response from Verian F | Reviewed this property |
When we did the tour (last November) there were a couple of people who showed up at the last minute and were able to join our group. I think it depends on the number of people already registered and perhaps the tour guide's... More
21 March 2019|
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Response from StockportVinny | Reviewed this property |
yes, tbh its quite informal. you can pay the tour guide on the day if required. he will ask for payment 45 mins/1hr into the tour. hope you enjoy the tour.
Mary Kate C
3 February 2019|
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Response from Nigel S | Reviewed this property |
The tour does not go into the buildings mentioned. As answered it goes into the grounds and the guide gives historical information about the building. You can take pictures. It is more an overview of the vast history of... More