Dublin Historical Walking Tour including Trinity College

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Dublin Historical Walking Tour including Trinity College information and booking

2 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from Trinity College at the very heart of Dublin city center and easy to locate.
Returns to
Concludes at Temple Bar, Dublin's Cultural Quarter. A maze of cobbled streets nestled on the south bank of the River Liffey in Dublin city center.
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Tour description provided by Viator

Few cities wear history on its sleeve like 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.

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.

What's included

  • Walking tour
  • Trinity college history graduate guide
  • Entrance to some of cities finest eighteenth century buildings and courtyards (restrictions on weekends might apply)

What isn't included

  • Book of kells entrance fee at trinity college
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off