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OverviewThe Book of Kells, Dublin Castle, Georgian and Viking Dublin, The Easter Rising, James Joyce and Maeve Binchy are all reasons to discover Ireland's vibrant capital city. Dublin city tops the list of places to visit in Ireland known as one of the friendliest cities in the world and one of the most popular destinations to spend a full day discovering its charming highlights. On this 2.5-hour walking tour you will discover some of the best highlights of Dublin including Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Georgian Dublin, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Medieval and Viking Dublin, Temple Bar and many other hidden gems that Dublin has to offer. You will discover these highlights under the guidance of an expert local guide who will share incredible tales of the past and present affording visitors one of the best experiences while visiting the capital city of Ireland. This tour is sure to delight as it offers all the cultural and architectural highlights in the one tour.
- Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Includes free admission to top local attractions
Know More about this tourMeet your guide outside Trinity College Dublin at 10am to begin your walking tour of "the fair city." Your local guide will start with an introduction to Trinity College, home of the Book of Kells and over 400 hears of history. Then head to St. Patrick's Cathedral, home to the birth of Christianity in Ireland. Entrance fees are at your own expense.
Continue to Christ Church Cathedral and Temple Bar to discover Dublin's viking and medieval history. Visit the Statue of Molly Malone, Dublin's official mascot, and the Powerscourt Town House Center followed by one of Europe’s earliest shopping arcades, which dates to Victorian times.
Arrive at the gates of Dublin Castle for a fascinating exterior tour of the heart of historic Dublin. Built on a site settled by the vikings, this 13th-century castle served as a military fortress, jailhouse, treasury, and courts of law, as well as the seat of English Administration in Ireland for 700 years. Explore the gardens and other points of interest including the Record and Octagonal towers and the upper and lower State Yards.
Learn about the Lady of Justice which stands over the castle, and hear tales of intrigue and mystery including the disappearance of the Irish Crown Jewels.
Once you have explored all that the castle has to offer, the tour will come to an end at approximately 12:30pm.
Inclusions for Highlights Of Dublin Walking Tour
- Professional guide
Exclusions for Highlights Of Dublin Walking Tour
- Entrance fees
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Wheelchairs, motorized scooters or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended
Unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund