We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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.
Locations visited
Trinity College Dublin
Temple Bar
River Liffey
See all 6 locations
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.
  • 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 
  • Multiple departure times available to suit your schedule
Filter reviews
184 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstrinity collegefront gatetommy grahamchrist church cathedralirish parliamentrick steves guidebookphd studentcity hall buildingoverview of irish historyentertaining fashionlearned a great dealtemple barsigned upgreat introductioninteresting anecdoteswear comfortable shoespotato famine
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 184 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Excellent Intro to Ireland and Dublin

We walked to Trinity College our first morning in Dublin and joined in the 11am tour. This was a highlight of our visit to Dublin. Our tour guide, Tim (?), a history major, was outstanding with his depth and breadth of Irish history. What an...More

Thank nancyld
Reviewed 2 days ago
Excellent historical background of Dublin and Ireland

Our tour guide was Brian Hennessy. He was top notch for the whole tour and gave us an excellent look into Ireland's history from the Celtic times to the present. His knowledge was impressive and bolstered by a Masters Degree in History and love for...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
15 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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
Travellers Also Viewed
Dublin Highlights Walking Tour
129 Reviews
from US$16.70*
Best Of Dublin Historical Walking Tour
73 Reviews
from US$16.70*
Dublin Traditional Irish Music Pub...
1,240 Reviews
from US$16.70*
Dublin Northside Walking Tour
411 Reviews
from US$14.30*
Frequently bought together
Dublin Traditional Irish Music Pub...
1,240 Reviews
from US$16.70*
Skip the Line: Guinness Storehouse...
2,022 Reviews
from US$29.90*
Book of Kells Early Access Tour with...
239 Reviews
from US$52.60*
Cliffs of Moher Tour Including Wild...
1,215 Reviews
from US$53.80*