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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 (636)
1 - 5 of 219 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter the Legend

Peter took the group around the historical sites of Dublin, with 23 years experience of walking tours you can image how good it was. the weather was not kind to us, with a icy cold wind trying to cut us in half. however the history...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank StockportVinny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Not My Cup of Tea

The group was explained as too large, it was hard to hear, and standing around to listen was cold. The history was informative but not our blend of tea, after an hour or so we ended our tour.

1  Thank Y5067CWrichardh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent experience!

This was an amazingly informational tour! If your interested at all in the history of Ireland I highly recommend this tour. You will definitely get your money's worth considering how inexpensive it is. He could easily be charging 25 euro for this. Definitely wear good...More

2  Thank marissat787
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour to get familiar with Irish History

We came to Dublin knowing very little about Irish history so decided to go on the walking tour to learn the background behind some of the sights. Tommy was a great guide, very charismatic and friendly. Lots of stories and history given in only 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Molly H
Reviewed 6 December 2018
Great tour

Our guide was Brian and he was friendly, welcoming, and really great at answering my many questions. He put the history of that site into context with the overall history of Ireland and I felt like I learned so much in a very short amount...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 917Manjit
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Donna M
14 November 2018|
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Response from stephenschwarz | Reviewed this property |
I went on tour during the week in August!
Justin C
23 October 2018|
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Response from nancyld | Reviewed this property |
We did not prepurchase our tickets. We arrived at Trinity College about 15 minutes prior to the tour and had no problem getting on the tour (early September). There doesn’t seem to be a limit to the number of people rhey’ll... More
16 October 2018|
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Response from lovecayman | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to have missed your question; the guided walking tour is only available on Saturdays & Sunday’s right after the 11 AM tour of Little Museum of Dublin so would not have worked for your day.