Historical Walking Tour Of Dublin

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    11am and 3pm
  • Departure Details :
    Authenticity Tours, South-East Inner, City Quay, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
  • Return Details :
    Dublin Castle, Dame St, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland
  • 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.

Overview

Few cities wear history on its sleeve like Dublin-ireland">Dublin does! The Historical Walking Tour has been acclaimed as a must-do tour for any visitor to Dublin and starts at Trinity college main gates. It takes in the grounds of Trinity college, Old Irish Parliament, Dublin castle, City hall, the Medieval and Viking quarter centered around Christ church cathedral and finishes in the old port of Temple Bar on the banks of the River liffey.
Since 1986 Historical Walking Tours of Dublin have been exploring the history of Ireland's capital city from Viking settlement to modern metropolis. Led by history graduates of Trinity college dublin and UCD this walk is more than just a sightseeing tour but examines the main features of Irish history - the English conquest, the influences of the American and French Revolutions, the Great Famine, 1916 and the struggle for Independence and much more besides.

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Your guide has a passion for all aspects of history and will be delighted to discuss anything which might be of interest to you. Dublin combines a medieval city with the most stately of eighteenth century architecture and a thriving contemporary cultural scene. Behind the doorways, at every street corner there are reminders of the characters - revolutionary, literary and others - who imagined the city.

In just 2 hours, this entertaining 'seminar on the street' conducted by history graduates of Trinity college dublin, explores the main features of Irish history - Dublin's development, the influence of the American and French Revolutions, the Potato Famine 1845 - 1849, the 1916 Rising, the great War and the 1916 rising, the war of Independence, the Northern conflict and Ireland today.

Inclusions

Trinity College history graduate guide

Exclusions

Book of Kells entrance fee at Trinity College

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Traveler Reviews

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  • 21-Oct-2019

    We started our trip with this particular tour, and it was perfect. Our guide was informative, smart and engaging. We learned a tremendous amount about Ireland's history and it's impact on present day. Hearing the stories while standing in the same places being referenced was incredible. We would highly recommend this tour for any visitor.

  • 11-Oct-2019

    We really enjoyed this walking tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable with great communication skills. By the end of the tour I felt that I had received a great deal of information about the history of Ireland and the complex relationship between Britain and the Irish people.

  • 23-Sep-2019

    Eown (I think that is correct spelling) was an engaging informative tour guide. We learned so much about Irish history as well as touring sites. would highly recommend!!

  • 22-Aug-2019

    Guide was engaged and so passionate about his field of study. Tour was amazing!!!! Walked through rain and didn’t bother us at all- great experience

  • 20-Aug-2019

    Tim was amazing. He has such incredible passion for his city his country, it's politics and it's history.

  • 12-Aug-2019

    The tour guide was informative and funny. Tour lasted right on 2 hrs was perfect amount of time to get some good history of Dublin and Ireland without starting to lose focus

  • 31-Jul-2019

    Perfect length tour to learn the history of Dublin. A very nice walking tour through Dublin with historical commentary throughout. With two teen sons, it was informative and interesting without being too long.

  • 25-Jul-2019

    Comprehensive overview of Dublin and Ireland in the past two centuries. Our guide Sylvie was lovely, funny and full of information. Had a great time.

  • 25-Jul-2019

    Our tour guide Brian was knowledgeable and personable. He did not rush while briskly moving us through numerous destinations and points of interest. We walked away having a better understanding of Irish history. After the tour was over, he even walked a few us back to a site that was not on the tour but one we had asked about.

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Historian from Trinity College was brilliant! Great way to tour the city and learn about its history and political past.

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