• Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Explore Dublin by foot on a fascinating 2-hour tour led by an entertaining local guide. As you stroll from site to site in this charm-laden city, hear fun facts and tales about its rich history, culture and people. Stop for photos at must-sees such as Trinity College and the General Post Office, the site of the infamous 1916 Easter Rising. Plus, explore the cobbled lanes of the pretty Temple Bar district and Italian Quarter, and stretch your legs with walks along the scenic Liffey River and bustling O’Connell Street

Highlights

  • Walking tour of Dublin's must-see iconic sites
  • See famous Georgian buildings including City Hall and Trinity College
  • Visit Dublin's famous monuments, including the 18th-century St Mary's Church, Dublin Castle and the former House of Parliament
  • Stroll around Temple Bar and by the River Liffey
  • Professional local guide
  • Enjoy discounts at selected Dublin food and drink establishments

What You Can Expect

The Dublin City Walking Tour

Dublin Castle

Meet your friendly, local guide on O’Connell Street in central Dublin. Learn how the road is one of Europe’s widest streets, andset off to explore the city center while learning about Dublin’s eventful history and laid-back culture.
Stroll along O’Connell Street and see the General Post Office, a place regarded as hugely symbolic by the Irish. Admire the grand façade, and learn how Irish rebels occupied the building during the Easter Rising of April 1916, an event that ultimately led to an independent Ireland.


Next, follow your guide through the bustling Henry Street shopping district to the 18th-century St Mary’s Church. Now converted into a stylish bar and restaurant, this former place of worship is a stunning example of a galleried church. Head inside to admire some of the striking features, including a beautiful stained glass window and Renatus Harris-built organ that towers over the bar.

Continue into Dublin’s Italian Quarter, a vibrant area of shops and restaurants situated on the north banks of the Liffey River and also known as Quarter Bloom. As you stroll here, admire the views of the Liffey, and hear how the river has served as a trading lifeline of Dublin from Viking days.


Head on to Temple Bar, the city’s designated ‘cultural quarter’ and trace the narrow cobbled streets, still laid out in a pattern unchanged from medieval times. Then, stroll to Dublin City Hall, a magnificent example of the stately Georgian architecture that Dublin is renowned for. Walk from here to view 800-year-old Dublin Castle, and the former Irish Houses of Parliament, the world’s first purpose-built parliament house. 



Finally, arrive at Trinity College, the college that makes up Ireland’s oldest university. Founded in 1592, this famous place of learning was one of seven established just before the Tudor monarchy extended its authority over Ireland as a whole. View the historical buildings, many set around cobbled quadrangles, and finish your 2-hour tour here when you bid goodbye to your guide.

Your tour ticket also entitles you to valuable discounts at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, The Church — the bar and restaurant set in St Mary’s Church — and Bewley’s Café. Be sure to take advantage of these deals during the rest of your time in the city!

Customer Reviews

Glen G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Dublin is a great city. You could probably do it on your own but the guide makes it all so very interesting and you feel like you know the city after the tour.

Jess

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

I cannot tell you enough how much we enjoyed our tour with Mike. Mike was very informative and well versed with stories of Dublin and the history. He was so lovely, and even helped us navigate Trinity College and gave us recommendations of places to eat.

SarahMain91 United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Our guide was Noel, he clearly passionate and know a lot about the history of Ireland. A very interesting tour.

Jackie United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

I took this tour immediately after the Dublin Historical Walking Tour. I definitely recommend taking them back-to-back, as you will learn so much about the history of Dublin and get a great sense of direction.

Steve T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

The host is personable and knows his city. Good time length and great places visited.

Marine E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Our Dublin City Walking Tour was great! We had Gerry as a guide and he was not only extremely knowledgable, but funny and very interesting. He answered all of our questions and told us everything we needed to know about the city. Definitely would recommend the tour and him as a guide!

Barbara C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Very good to see the city on foot and get oriented for my stay. Great information on Dublin. Highly recommend.

Herman G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

had fun learned a lot

Ashley A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Absolutely wonderful! We had tour guide Michael and he was extremely knowledgeable with a good sense of humor. I would highly recommend this walking tour!

Joana S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This 2h hour trip covered the main attractions of Dublin with an introduction to Irish history focused mainly on Independence from the UK. Very interesting and pleasant. The tour guide was very informed and able to answer the visitors' questions. I recommend!

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