Best Of Dublin Historical Walking Tour

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    2:30 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Suffolk Street, Suffolk St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


See Dublins top sights on this 2.5-hour historical walking tour. With a professional guide, walk by famous landmarks, from Trinity college to Dublin Castle to relics of the citys Viking past. Stroll around colorful Temple Bar, and encounter hidden cobbled alleyways and graceful Georgian mansions. As you walk, your knowledgeable guide will share interesting facts and stories about the attractions you see.

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With your knowledgeable guide, start your tour in central Dublin and walk through Dublin's broad streets and narrow passageways to admire the citys famed historical sights. A map is also provided, which you can keep to use after your tour, if you wish. Pass by the former Houses of Parliament and make your way to Trinity college, the oldest university in Ireland.

Stroll past City hall before wandering past the garden of Dublin castle. Then, see Chester beatty library, the medieval city wall and a beautiful vantage point that overlooks St Patricks Cathedral. Hear how the cathedral was a favorite place of worship of the renowned Anglo-Irish author Jonathan Swift in the 18th century, and then stroll along Fishamble Street (the site of the first performance of Messiah by George Frederick Handel) and Christ church cathedral (first founded by the Vikings).

Continue along the western section of Temple Bar, Dublins popular nightlife and culture district, where your tour ends. Before leaving your guide will give you a discount card that can be used at the following Dublin attractions and eateries:

  • Church Caf Bar: 20% savings on bar food
  • Abbey theatre: 10% savings on tickets and merchandise
  • Bewleys Caf: 10% savings on food


Professional guide

Discounts at select eateries and attractions

Complimentary Dublin map



Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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  • 09-Sep-2019

    I am sure the tour would have been wonderful, but we arrived 10 minutes late and couldn’t find the group. we hated being late but we had hoped there would be some grace period during the tour introduction.

  • 05-Sep-2019

    We took the Dublin Historical Walking Tour on our first day in Dublin. It gave us a good overview and layout of the city. Also, the guide identified points of interest that we probably would have bypassed (e.g., the Archeological Museum - which is a must see). This is a good overview tour, but you don't dive too deploy into any one area. There is a lot of walking (2 1/2 hours) so wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

  • 03-Jul-2019

    It was easy to find the meeting spot.
    Wear comfortable shoes. Tour was very interesting. It covered the most important spots in Dublin. It was very informative

  • 03-Jul-2019

    We loved this tour. It was a nice introduction to downtown Dublin. It was a great way to get oriented and it was nice to stretch our legs after being on a long flight.

  • 12-Jul-2018

    Our guide was great - imparting a wealth of information. We covered a lot of territory - physically- walking, and historically - through the ages from Vikings forth. Do you know what the official color for Ireland is and the real story of Molly Malone? You'll find out. There is so much to see and do in Dublin. This was a good way to get introduced to the city, see the locations of various sites to return to

  • 09-Jul-2018

    This was a low key walking tour too long though good way to see the city on foot it wasn't expensive but you get what you paid for

  • 13-May-2018

    Very congenial and informative guide made my morning walk the best way to
    start off my first full day in Dublin

  • 25-Mar-2018

    Weather was rainy so we probably would have enjoyed this tour more in nicer weather.

  • 08-Oct-2017

    We took this tour on our first full day in Dublin. This was an excellent option for when you first arrive in Dublin. It helped us to get our bearings, and work out what we wanted to see more thoroughly throughout our time in Dublin. I highly recommend this tour.

  • 06-Oct-2017

    Inexpensive overview of Temple Bar area of city and general introduction to Dublin. Exactly what I wanted for my first day. Enjoyed the tour guide who lived in the area and was well informed. Good experience.

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