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Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 87 688 9412
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Dublin's longest established walking tour business (1986). In just over 2 hours this award-winning and entertaining 'seminar on the street' conducted by history post-graduates explores the main features of Irish history—Dublin's development, the influence of the American and French Revolutions, the Potato Famine 1845-49, the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, partition—and concludes with the Northern Ireland peace process and the rise and fall of the 'Celtic Tiger'.Cost: €12pp, €10 students/seniors
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Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 87 688 9412

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Reviewed yesterday

I did this tour while traveling by myself in dublin and I really enjoyed it. I did it my first day in the city and it was a great way to get my bearings while learning a lot. Our guide was very knowledgeable. I would...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on the Dublin Historical Walking tour the day we arrived at Ireland. It was the perfect beginning for our family vacation. Our Tour guide Alex, was very friendly and knew a lot of Dublin's history. The tour was supposed to be 2.5 hours...More

Thank Irza L
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband, two 18 year old girls, and I met the tour at the front gate of Trinity College on a Sunday afternoon. It had started to rain and it was getting cool so we were deciding whether to do the tour or not. We...More

Thank KailuaGal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love tours, and learning new information about a place. I was excited to have booked this walking tour and was very much looking forward to it. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable. That was not the problem. The problem was that our guide delved so...More

Thank S T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Donal was an entertaining,friendly and knowledgable tour guide. The two hours went very quickly and there was so much information given.

Thank Steph M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Based on our interests and earlier reviews we signed up our seven-member family party in advance. This foresight got us off quickly with Alex, our excellent tour guide. The tour lasted a little more than 2 and 1/2 hours, and each minute was valuable. Alex...More

Thank Flamingo33139
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Dublin on our first day. It was well paced and beautifully explained by Sylvie, who was knowledgeable and articulate.

Thank Dick S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tim, our guide, was excellent. Knowledgeable and passionate about his subject, he didn't just recite a script but really brought some Irish history to life for us in a very short time. Interesting, entertaining and an insightful look at the place we were visiting -...More

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the 2+ hour walk with Tim to be extremely informative. Tim was able to condense dublin's complicated history with a few laughs along the way. We had very limited time in Dublin, so this tour was perfect for us, and we now feel...More

Thank Norma C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tim was amazing. A fresh PhD history graduate from Trinity made him the perfect guide. We thoroughly enjoyed the intricate history of Ireland woven with humor into an enjoyable walk through the city of Dublin. We remained interested the entire time, which is saying a...More

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15 January 2017|
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Response from Laura O | Reviewed this property |
The tour I took ended just down the street from Trinity College.
30 August 2016|
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Response from lecia210 | Reviewed this property |
I did the SANDEMANs NEW Dublin, Free Walking Tour during the week. I am 53 and thought it was fantastic. I highly recommend them.
31 May 2016|
Response from aurorasev | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the queue for the Book of Kells can be very long so probably try to time yourself to get there earlyish. The historical tour doesn't deal with the Book. And no, there wasn't any tour of Dublin Castle state apartments... More