Cork: Guided Historical Walking Tour

Cork: Guided Historical Walking Tour

From $21.19 per person

Join a guided walking tour of Cork. Hear stories about the traditions and history of this colorful Irish city. Admire the architecture that mirror Cork's maritime past.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 75 minutes
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the diversity of Cork's past
  • Discover ancient waterways that meander under the streets
  • Visit Cork's main monuments
  • Learn about the city's connections with maritime trade
  • See remnants of former boat house entrances
Full description
Set out on a walking tour accompanied by a local guide. In a one-hour stroll through the city centre you will learn about Cork's history as a transatlantic and European trading hub. Walk along the curved main street, following the route of the river beneath it. Marvel at Cork Opera House and across the river, see the shape of Shandon church, with its distinctive red and white brick bell tower and clockfaces. Next, stroll down Carey's Lane to visit the Hugenot cemetery, before heading to the Coal Quay and Cornmarket Street. Along the widest street in Cork, Grand Parade, see Bishop Lucy Park, the Berwick fountain and the National memorial. Hear about Nano Nagle and her extensive humanitarian work in bringing education to the poorest classes while standing on a footbridge named in her honour. Then, explore St Finbar's Cathedral, the South Gate Bridge and Elizabeth Fort. See the boathouse entrances in the leading business quarter of the city known as South Mall. Finish the tour in Princes Street, at the main entrance to Cork's fascinating English Market.
Includes
  • City walking tour with guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Arrive 10 minutes before the activity starts at the Cork Tourist Information Centre.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • This is a non-refundable tour
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Product ID: 391507