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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
From US$15.20
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Tour departs at 3pm
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 (618)
1 - 5 of 202 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Thumbs up for Brian

This was an awesome experience. It was great to see the city and to have the history of Ireland explained as we moved through the locations where so many key events took place. Brian had a great sense of humour and a wealth of knowledge....More

1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Fascinating Insight

Fergus, our guide, took us on a fascinating journey through 800 years of Anglo-Irish history and threw in some Vikings for good measure! A great way to see parts of the city you might easily miss and learn some of this city’s rich history. It...More

Thank Toby S
Reviewed 6 days ago
Don't miss the Historical Walking Tour with Sylvie!

My son Marcel and me joined a Historical Walking Tour last Friday with Sylvie Kleinman as our guide. After short time it started to rain throughout the entire tour but Sylvie did a more than excellent job. She gave us a perfect overview, was very...More

Thank planselect
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely terrific Brian, the BEST guide, gave us the most informative and entertaining tour and history of Dublin. He was knowledgeable and funny. We learned a lot and had a great time. Also, the tour was very affordable. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Ron E
Reviewed 1 week ago
Invaluable introduction to Dublin

This tour set the stage for my whole Irish experience. It introduced me to the layout of Dublin and gave me a context of Irish history that allowed me to fully appreciate my stops in the city and beyond.

Thank imanurse1
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16 October 2018|
Response from lovecayman | Reviewed this property |
Only offered on Saturdays and Sundays.
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.