We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

#18 of 216 Tours in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 87 688 9412
Website
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

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
$13.98*
and up
Dublin Historical Walking Tour
More Info
$12.90*
and up
Dublin Shore Excursion: Historical Walking Tour including Trinity College

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 645 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 537
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Packed With Delight

This tour had a great story at every turn. Our guide, Alex, packed a ton into a short time- from the Vikings all the way to James Joyce.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
JBDiddley
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
Add Photo Write a Review

645 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 623: English reviews
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour had a great story at every turn. Our guide, Alex, packed a ton into a short time- from the Vikings all the way to James Joyce.

Helpful?
Thank JBDiddley
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend the Historical Walking Tour of Dublin. Trinity College dates back to the reign of Queen Elizabeth 1

Helpful?
Thank gem2016
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my family have recently done a walking tour of Dublin. Even though we live in Dublin we never really get to look around. You get to see Dublin from a different angle and away from the hussel and bussel. It was a great experience and we all really enjoyed it. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

Helpful?
1 Thank kazkaz2013
Level Contributor
101 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to learn about Ireland and Dublin, this is your tour. Not only is Tommy Graham a great guide when it comes to telling you facts and tidbits about the local history, he is a very fun person, too! One of the best walking tours I've been to in any country. Even though there are free alternatives in... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Maurício B
Washington, DC
Level Contributor
212 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

The group was larger than I expected - maybe 25ish people - but the guide managed it fine. It was informative, but we begged off after 2 hours and 20 minutes as it was longer than we expected. (Although looking at the website it says 2 hours+). I think we were cold and lacked the attention span at the end.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ellen28
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

I went with a group of ladies from a Ladies Club and we were shown around the Grafton Street, College Green and O'Connell Street areas. Our guide must have been a history student - he certainly knew his stuff. He brought us into a very grand room in the Bank of Ireland, College Greeen (which used to be the House... More 

Helpful?
Thank girlshavinfun
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

excellent way to know Dublin, such beautiful city and if you like to walk this tour is ideal, you learn so much about the Country and the Dublin city is a must do when you are in Dublin.

Helpful?
Thank Edna C
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
110 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

We were fortunate to have a mild and dry day. Our guide was excellent - good fun and well informed. We found it very interesting and also entertaining - excellent introduction to the history of Dublin.

Helpful?
Thank pgmflanagan
Granite Bay, California
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We decided to do a tour with these guys because it sounded more interesting than the usual walking tours and we were not disappointed. There were six of us traveling together and we decided on doing a private tour. It was so much more interesting then any of the other walking tours we have ever been on when we have... More 

Helpful?
Thank kuklisd
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

The tour guide was very nice however I was overall disappointed with the tour. The tour started of on a good note but once you leave Trinity College it's very hard to hear the guide. I feel like there should be time given to take photographs because if you stop then there's a chance you can lose the group (which... More 

Helpful?
Thank Laura O

Travelers who viewed Historical Walking Tours of Dublin also viewed

 

Been to Historical Walking Tours of Dublin? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Historical Walking Tours of Dublin and other visitors
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Historical Walking Tours of Dublin staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?