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Dublin Highlights Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Walking tour of Dublin's must-see iconic sites
  • See famous Georgian buildings including City Hall and Trinity College
  • Visit Dublin's famous monuments, including the 18th-century St Mary's Church, Dublin Castle and the former House of Parliament
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Dublin Highlights Walking Tour
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Overview
Explore Dublin by foot on a fascinating 2-hour tour led by an entertaining local guide. As you stroll from site to site in this charm-laden city, hear fun facts and tales about its rich history, culture and people. Stop for photos at must-sees such as Trinity College and the General Post Office, the site of the infamous 1916 Easter Rising. Plus, explore the cobbled lanes of the pretty Temple Bar district and Italian Quarter, and stretch your legs with walks along the scenic Liffey River and bustling O’Connell Street
What to Expect
Meet your friendly, local guide on O’Connell Street in central Dublin. Learn how the road is one of Europe’s widest streets, andset off to explore the city center while learning about Dublin’s eventful history and laid-back culture.
Stroll along O’Connell Street and see the General Post Office, a place regarded as hugely symbolic by the Irish. Admire the grand façade, and learn how Irish rebels occupied the building during the Easter Rising of April 1916, an event that ultimately led to an independent Ireland.

Next, follow your guide through the bustling Henry Street shopping district to the 18th-century St Mary’s Church. Now converted into a stylish bar and restaurant, this former place of worship is a stunning example of a galleried church. Head inside to admire some of the striking features, including a beautiful stained glass window and Renatus Harris-built organ that towers over the bar.

Continue into Dublin’s Italian Quarter, a vibrant area of shops and restaurants situated on the north banks of the Liffey River and also known as Quarter Bloom. As you stroll here, admire the views of the Liffey, and hear how the river has served as a trading lifeline of Dublin from Viking days.
Head on to Temple Bar, the city’s designated ‘cultural quarter’ and trace the narrow cobbled streets, still laid out in a pattern unchanged from medieval times. Then, stroll to Dublin City Hall, a magnificent example of the stately Georgian architecture that Dublin is renowned for. Walk from here to view 800-year-old Dublin Castle, and the former Irish Houses of Parliament, the world’s first purpose-built parliament house. 

Finally, arrive at Trinity College, the college that makes up Ireland’s oldest university. Founded in 1592, this famous place of learning was one of seven established just before the Tudor monarchy extended its authority over Ireland as a whole. View the historical buildings, many set around cobbled quadrangles, and finish your 2-hour tour here when you bid goodbye to your guide.
Your tour ticket also entitles you to valuable discounts at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, The Church — the bar and restaurant set in St Mary’s Church — and Bewley’s Café. Be sure to take advantage of these deals during the rest of your time in the city!
Reviews (134)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun Facts and a Great Dublin Overview

We booked the tour for our first day in Dublin and it gave us an excellent overview of the city layout, a little about the history, it's culture and the best places to eat, drink and shop. Our guide was very knowledgeable and continually pointed...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Informative

Our guide Paddy was friendly and knowledgeable. He kept a good pace and gave lots of interesting info. It was a good overview to the city with a bit of history.

Thank Lakies04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Very Nice Tour

we combined 2 tours and guided by michael for 3 hours on a private tour. the tour was very detailed and we got a lot of information. highlly recomended

Thank yossixp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
What did she say?

What is the story here? The pat liddy city tour covered a fair amount of attractions in 2 1/2 hour and met in front of the bus station. We were in a small group of 18 people and could not begin to hear 90% of...More

Thank bgreenbriar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paddy Liddy walking tours with Eoin

Eoin was a great guide, very informative and knowledgeable. A great walking tour and interesting! Would recommend it and a nice way to spend 2 1/2 hours.

Thank paddycmurph
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