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Historical 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Dublin

Historical 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Dublin

From US$ 20.65 per person

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the complex history of Dublin and Ireland on this award-winning walking tour. See Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, City Hall and roam through the Medieval City led by extremely knowledgeable and entertaining guides.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy an informative and entertaining tour led by history graduates of Trinity College Dublin
  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Dublin and Ireland
  • See Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, City Hall, and the Medieval City
  • Take part in an award-winning tour and discover the important sites of Dublin in just 2 hours
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Get to grips with the turbulent and fascinating history of Dublin in just 2 hours. This tour is led by history graduates of Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin and aims to inform and entertain you all at once. Visit sites and hear stories detailing the complex history of Ireland. Learn about the influence of the American and French revolutions, the Potato Famine, the 1916 Rising and the War of Independence. Visit sites such as the Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, the City Hall and the Medieval City. Delve into modern history and explore the effects of the Northern Ireland Peace Process. Take a walk around the city and experience modern day Dublin. This award-winning tour scores top marks for educational, entertainment all at once, with its guides possessing that natural Irish flair of combining history with wit to an extraordinary effect.
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Local guide
  • Entrance into Book of Kells
  • Entrance into State Apartments in Dublin Castle
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Henry Grattan Statue opposite the front gate of Trinity College, Dublin. Your guide will be wearing a lanyard/badge with Authenticity Tours around their neck.

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4.8 /5

based on 400 reviews

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The guided tour with Daragh was excellent! He is a young agile man who is very knowledgeable about the subject matter of the tour and does a good job of explaining history to give you a good general knowledge of the history of Ireland and Dublin. He speaks loudly and clearly, and despite his accent, even a German with knowledge of English can understand almost everything. He is also open to questions directly or along the way, so nothing goes unanswered. A cheap experience for this price, so a tip should not be missing.

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December 10, 2022

The historical tour with Daragh was really great and very informative. After a brief outline of Irish history to start with, he took us to various squares and figures (as statues) in the city and explained their historical significance. To get an insight into the Irish struggle for independence, the tour is highly recommended. Thank you Daragh!!

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September 28, 2022

One of the most interesting and informative walking tours I’ve been on. Our guide, Daragh, was incredibly knowledgeable and an excellent orator who was clearly passionate about the history of Dublin, the city he grew up in. Would recommend this tour to anyone who would like to know more about the complex history of this beautiful city.

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September 26, 2022

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