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Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

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Address: Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)87 6889412
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Description: Dublin's longest established walking tour business (1986). In just over 2...
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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Excellent, informative!!

This was an excellent tour by a friendly and very educated guide. Highly recommended! This is quite a long walk, so just make sure you've got comfortable shoes!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was an excellent tour by a friendly and very educated guide. Highly recommended! This is quite a long walk, so just make sure you've got comfortable shoes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was a really enjoyable and informative tour. Our guide, a PhD student, was clearly incredibly knowledgeable about Irish history. I overheard his conversations with other group members before and in little moments of downtime during the tour, and he had thorough and in-depth answers to everything they were interested in. The tour was an excellent orientation to Irish history,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Historical Walking Tour meets at the main gate of Trinity College. I booked online for this intro to the city's history. The guide takes a small group on a tour of the college grounds, Old Parliament House, Dublin Castle, and Christ Church Cathedral. You stand in front of these buildings while you get the story of Dublin from it's... More 

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Williston, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My husband and I did the walking tour on our first morning in Dublin. It was engaging and informative and our guide was very knowledgeable and passionate. It was a great way to get the lay of the land and a good summary of Dublin's history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

They promise to give you the 800 year history of Dublin in 120 minutes and they deliver! This is an entertaining, informative and highly interesting tour of the major sites of Dublin City, and the social and political history of Dublin and Ireland.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A two and a half walk around historic sights of Dublin with a very knowledgeable guide. Saw places we wouldn't otherwise have found so worth doing.

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Middlebury, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Tour was the highlight of my 4 day trip to Dublin. The guide was a history/art history major who knew so much about Dublin. He has a great delivery style - very informative and fun ! A must.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were only in Dublin for a day (not nearly enough time) because we arrived on a cruise ship. It started as a rainy day, but our guide met us at the entrance to Trinity College Dublin ready to walk. Our guide, Gavin,was very knowledgeable about the history of Dublin and Ireland. It brought the history of the locations where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Tommy Graham is a gem. Very knowledgeable about Irish history, in fact he is the editor of History Ireland magazine.

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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Gavin Finlay of Historical Walking Tours Of Dublin gave an excellent, thorough and entertaining tour of Dublin. His passion and knowledge really shone through. Thank you!!!

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Address: Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)87 6889412
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

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