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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 3 days ago via mobile

Although there's a lot of free tours offered by various companies, this tour is definitely worth its prize. Instead of a pure sightseeing tour, this tour brings you to important spots of Dublin's and Ireland's history. As the tour is run by phd graduates you...More

Thank Sebaba92
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guide was PhD student Silvie who walked us around for about 2.5 hours at a gentle pace, with plenty of rests, a quick chance to grab a coffee 'on the go' and an excellent restroom stop. She was full of 'insider' information: historical interpretation,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tim was very knowledgeable about all kinds of Irish history. It’s a great introduction to the city. Just the right amount of walking I will add a history too to all of my trips from now on.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was so well informed. She had such an enthusiasm for Dublin and Ireland's history. Her love for her country's history was evident. It was a horrible day with rain and wind. My family and I had arrived 3 hours earlier. I had forgotten...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour today...actually found this tour by accident when u was running late to my paid tour. Joined and loved it! Knowledgeable guide with an easy and humorous manner and great guests who were from all parts of the world. Would really recommend if you...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour was great, our tour guide Alex was very knowledgeable. Had a bit of a sense of humor. Highly recommend this tour!

Thank kimfT9966ZF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss this if you go to a Dublin. We have been on many city walking tours, free and paid, and this was the best. Our guide took us through the streets of Dublin and I felt we were reliving history. He was a history...More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sylvie was our PhD History guide. She made learning the history of Ireland fun for everyone. The walking was easy and the sites chosen with care. Excellent way to start our week in Dublin.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Grace and she was very knowledgeable and provided a fantastic overview of Dublin’s history. She made it feel more like she was telling a story as opposed to lecturing. It was a nicely paced tour. I didn’t feel like we lingered...More

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January 15, 2017|
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Response from Laura O | Reviewed this property |
The tour I took ended just down the street from Trinity College.
August 30, 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.
May 31, 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